April 30, 2010
Anna Christopher, NPR
SOURCES TO NPR: FBI LOOKING INTO BRIBERY OF MSHA OFFICIALS
The FBI declined to comment and would neither confirm nor deny that an investigation was ongoing. In a statement to NPR, Massey Energy says it is not aware of the allegations, and is fully cooperating with any investigations taking place.
This breaking news is posted now at NPR's news blog The Two-Way; additional details will be reported later today on Morning Edition and tonight on the newsmagazine All Things Considered.
Breaking this news are NPR correspondent Howard Berkes, reporting from West Virginia, and counter-terrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston, in New York. Berkes and correspondent Frank Langfitt have been extensively covering the mine accident and its aftermath on all NPR programs. Archived reports are available at NPR.org.