Boeing violated 2021 settlement over 737 Max crashes

The Associated Press May 15, 2024, 12:00 AM UTC

Summary: The Justice Department found Boeing violated a 2021 settlement related to the 737 Max crashes. Boeing could face charges for federal criminal violations, including fraud. The Justice Department will decide by July 7 whether to file charges. Boeing paid a $2.5 billion settlement in 2021, including fines and compensation. Investigations revealed Boeing's failure to disclose a flight-control system linked to the crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

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