Volkswagen AG and its U.S. general counsel, David Geanacopoulos, are not opposing a criminal investigation into its emission scandal. In fact, the German-based automaker is filing its own criminal complaint with German prosecutors.

The executive committee of VW’s supervisory board met on Wednesday and decided to file the criminal complaint after accepting the resignation of its CEO, Martin Winterkorn. The panel expressed confidence in Winterkorn and noted that he “had no knowledge of the manipulation of emissions data,” according to a statement.

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