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BP to pay $4 billion in criminal case

Posted: January 30, 2013 at 3:09 a.m.

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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