Former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking and Ex-CFO Holger Haerter

Former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking and Ex-CFO Holger Haerter

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After an investigation of more than three years, former Chief Executive Officer Wendelin Wiedeking, seen here right in 2003, and ex-Chief Financial Officer Holger Haerter, left, who led the takeover drive at the time, were charged yesterday with market manipulation by Stuttgart prosecutors.