November 15th, 2012
02:39 PM ET

BP pleads guilty to Gulf oil spill charges, agrees to pay record $4 billion

[Updated at 2:39 p.m. ET] Attorney General Eric Holder says that three BP officials were indicted on criminal charges in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The news comes on a day when BP pleaded guilty to 14 criminal charges, including a dozen felony charges, stemming from the oil spill, and that the company agreed to pay $4 billion in fines and penalties.

CNN Money has more on the deal. 


Filed under: BP • Gulf Coast Oil Spill • Justice
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