BP fined, charged in oil spill that showed ‘profit over prudence’

Oil giant BP and three of its employees were indicted on criminal charges including manslaughter and obstruction of Congress on top of a record $ 4-billion fine that the company will pay the government for its role in the oil spill disaster that scarred the Gulf of Mexico, officials announced Thursday.

BP fined, charged in oil spill that showed ‘profit over prudence’