Whitesburg KY

Federal probe of Blackjewel began before bankruptcy case

The federal government has been conducting a fraud investigation into coal company Blackjewel LLC since before the company‚Äôs July bankruptcy. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that court documents filed October 5 claim that Blackjewel owes the federal government about $50 million. After failing to obtain funding from a key creditor, the insolvent company shut down its mining operations in Kentucky and […]

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