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Watts acquitted, Texas attorney was accused of stealing victims’ identities in Deepwater Horizon claims

David Yates, Southeast Texas Record Aug. 25, 2016, 10:16pm

MISSISSIPPI – On Aug. 18 a federal jury unanimously acquitted Texas attorney Mikal Watts and two co-defendants on all counts in a criminal case that accused them of falsifying claims against BP following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.