Yes, that is a correct figure. This $2.38 billion dollar fine includes the largest ever criminal fine of $1.2 billion dollars.
Think about this for a few seconds. How much wrong-doing must have been present for a fine of over TWO BILLION DOLLARS? I realize in this day and age of government over-spending, even the word “trillion” has lost its meaning and impact. But a company being fined 2.38 billion dollars definitely communicates to me.
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