Ex-Halliburton Worker Cops To Ditching Deepwater Evidence

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A former Halliburton Co. manager pled guilty Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of destroying evidence in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 people and sent millions of barrels of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.

Anthony Badalamenti, the former cementing technology director for Halliburton Energy Services Inc., entered into a plea agreement admitting to allegations in the U.S. Department of Justice's September suit claiming he made Halliburton employees destroy the results of 3-D computer simulations that analyzed the effect of the 21 centralizers the...
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