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Mirant Energy Pays $11M In DOJ Deal

Law360 (July 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The energy trading arm of Mirant Corp. will fork over $11 million to stave off criminal charges stemming from a probe into false natural gas price reports by former traders.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced the agreement in a statement Thursday, saying in return for the multimillion-dollar penalty paid to the U.S. Treasury it would defer the filing of charges for 15 months.

Under the terms of the deferred prosecution agreement, Mirant Energy Trading LLC has accepted responsibility for the actions of its predecessor, Mirant...
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