Autos: Chrysler's Troubles (Contd.)

The troubled Chrysler Corp. last week was hit with lawsuit No. 7 stemming from the conflict-of-interest charges that brought on the firing of President William C. Newberg last summer. This suit came from Jack W. Minor, a Chrysler marketing director ousted when it was found that, like Newberg, he had profited from ownership in the automaker's suppliers. And like Newberg (TIME, Jan. 27), Minor claimed that Chrysler had known about his relations with the suppliers, said he was a scapegoat for top company officials to cover up their own sins, and asked...

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