Halliburton (HAL) agrees to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf...

|About: Halliburton Company (HAL)|By:, SA News Editor

Halliburton (HAL) agrees to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and will pay the maximum possible statutory fine, the U.S. Department of Justice says. As part of the plea deal, HAL will be subject to three years of probation and continue to cooperate in the government's ongoing criminal investigation. HAL -0.7% AH.