BP Faces Audit Over Spill Compensation

The prizes keep flowing for reigning Worst Company in America champ BP, which not only received the Golden Poo for its spilleriffic efforts, but now gets the pleasure of an independent audit to verify it’s on the up-and-up in terms of distributing the $20 billion oil spill victim compensation fund.

The AP reports attorney general Eric Holder, who announced the audit, says the main goal for the fund should be to distribute it with “speed and clarity.”

The fund has paid out $4.7 billion to 198,475 of the 522,506-and-counting claimants who have applied for compensation so far.

What would you like to see BP do to set things right?

BP Gulf spill compensation fund to be audited [AP via Google News]