MEDIA-C.Agricole nears $800 mln U.S. probe settlement -Les Echos

martes 13 de octubre de 2015 07:55 GYT

PARIS Oct 13 (Reuters) - ** Credit Agricole close to deal to pay $800 mln to resolve U.S. investigation in coming days, Les Echos says ** Probe relates to whether C.Agricole moved funds through U.S. to blacklisted countries such as Sudan, Iran, Cuba and Myanmar ** France's third-biggest listed lender would not have to plead guilty, unlike BNP Paribas, which previously struck a record $8.9 billion settlement ** Reuters reported in September that C.Agricole may pay about $900 million in penalties to resolve the probe ** C.Agricole spokeswoman declines to comment Further company coverage: (Reporting by Paris Newsroom)