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BP Oil Spill Settlement: Fine For Deepwater Horizon Disaster May Be Largest Criminal Penalty In U.S. History

One of the sources did not disclose the amount of BP's payment, but said it would be the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history. That record is now held by Pfizer Inc, which paid a $1.3 billion criminal fine in 2009 for marketing fraud related to its Bextra pain medicine.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/15/bp-oil-spill-settlement_n_2134400.html


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