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Nothing New About Shell Settling Fraud Cases

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From April 2016:

Shell guilty of energy fraud and market manipulation in the US

From August 2004:

Shell settles fraud case for $150M

Oil company agrees to pay SEC for overstating reserves, also settles market abuse case in Britain.

The settlements are not just for fraud but range all the way to complicity in murder.

New York Times: “Shell Settles Dumping Suit for $3 Million“: 9 February 1995

New York Times: “SHELL SETTLES ROYALTIES CASE FOR $33.5 MILLION“: 21 March 2002

Shell Oil Company Limestone Township $26 million settlement: December 2007

Plaintiffs win $66 million from Shell Oil after making the mistake of relying on Shell’s “honesty and integrity”: 17 May 2008

Houston Chronicle: Shell will pay millions to settle air pollution suit: 23 April 2009

Guardian: Shell agrees to pay compensation for execution of Saro-Wiwa: June 2009

The Times: Shell agrees $15.5m settlement over death of Saro-Wiwa and eight others: 9 June 2009

Jury Awards $50 Million in Punitive Damages Against Shell Oil Subsidiary: 12 March 2010

Shell Oil Company to Pay $2.2 Million Settlement to Resolve Federal False Claims Case: Source: U.S. Department of the Interior: 10 May 2011

Shell admits liability for huge oil spills in Niger delta: 4 August 2011: The Independent

Shell and Sunoco settle groundwater contamination lawsuit for $35 million: Bloomberg 8 November 2012

Shell and BASF agree $316 toxic payput: Financial Times 12 March 2013

Tesoro, Shell Oil settle lawsuit from families of killed workers: 30 Jan 2014 and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

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