The US authorities started an investigation against Apple

Власти США начали расследование в отношении Apple

Apple in the end of last year slowed down the iPhone’s previous models in order to reduce the load on the battery.

The Ministry of justice and the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the US lead an investigation against Apple because of the scandal with the slowing down of a number of iPhone models. About it reports Bloomberg with reference to sources.

American authorities suspect that Apple distorted the performance data of the number of old smartphones, could contravene the laws on disclosure. In addition, the inspectors believe that by their actions the company could mislead investors.

Earlier, Apple admitted that released about a year ago the update of iOS 10.2.1 reduces the performance models of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE in order to increase the battery run-time and solving problems with sudden shutdowns smartphones.

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The company apologized and promised to give users more information about the condition of the batteries.