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Oil Companies / Federal Energy Administration / Overcharges #253322

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 25, 1977
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(Studio) Govt. task force says enforcement of oil and gasoline pricing has been so lax overcharges by oil companies may reach several $ billion.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Federal Energy Admin. John O'Leary agrees with report, will appoint special prosecutor to deal with problems with regard to refineries. Arab oil embargo noted as element in situation. [O'LEARY - believes there have been some overcharges.] Criminal intent to break law seen in only 30 cases. Qualifications of special prosecutor set forth.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard

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