Nigeria Drops Charges Against Halliburton, Cheney

December 18, 2010  |  

(Reuters) — Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency said on Friday it had dropped bribery charges against former U.S. Vice President package Cheney and oil services company Halliburton after the company agreed to pay a fine.  “It was formally dropped today,” Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) spokesman Femi Babafemi said. He said the Nigerian government had agreed to an offer made by Halliburton to pay fines totaling up to $250 million.

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