DOJ Opens Criminal Probe Into Oil Spill
Attorney General Eric Holder announced today the Department of Justice is opening both civil and criminal probes into the Gulf Oil Spill.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said in New Orleans that he planned to “prosecute to the fullest extent of the law” any person or entity that the Justice Department determines has broken the law in connection with the oil spill.
His announcement caused energy stocks to tumble. And
"BP lost 15 percent of its market value during the day’s trading. "
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