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2009-02-12 06:43:45

U.S. oil service giant Halliburton and former subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root have settled an international bribery case for $579 million, officials said. Authorities charged the companies with funneling funds to Nigerian officials through intermediaries in Tokyo and Gibraltar to secure $6 billion worth of construction contracts over a 10-year period, The Washington Post reported Thursday. KBR pleaded guilty in the case while Halliburton admitted no wrongdoing, the newspaper said. But,...


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