DOJ probe expands beyond Boeing 737 MAX, includes 787 Dreamliner
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June 29, 2019 - by Steve Miletich for seattletimes.com
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, where there have been allegations of shoddy work, according to two sources familiar with the investigation.
The subpoena was issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the sources said. DOJ is also conducting a criminal investigation into the certification and design of the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes of that jetliner.
The 787 subpoena significantly widens the scope of the DOJ's scrutiny of safety issues at Boeing.
The grand-jury investigation into the MAX has been cloaked in secrecy, but...