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Boeing, FAA Both Under Scrutiny In Twin Federal Probes

Law360 (March 19, 2019, 11:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Departments of Justice and Transportation are scrutinizing the development and federal approval of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX jet in rare simultaneous investigations that experts say will add to the aerospace company's mounting legal worries. 

The Boeing Co.'s 737 MAX jets have been grounded after two crashes involving the model. (AP) The DOJ started a criminal investigation into the development of Boeing Co.'s 737 MAX jets after securing a Washington, D.C., grand jury subpoena for more information and records, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The DOT confirmed Tuesday that Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asked the agency's Office of Inspector General to formally audit the...

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