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Take-Two settles Hot Coffee case

"We are pleased to have reached this settlement," says Zelnick

Cast your minds back to 2005 and the days of PS2 and you should remember the now legendary Hot Coffee scandal which involved a 'modded' copy of GTA: San Andreas and people having sex. Really.

Now it looks to have finally been settled. A quite a price. Here's the PR:

Under the proposed settlement, the class action will be dismissed in exchange for an aggregate payment of $20,115,000 into a settlement fund for the benefit of class members, of which $15,200,000 will be paid by the Company's insurance carriers, and $4,915,000 will be paid by the Company. Take-Two fully accrued for its portion of the settlement costs over several quarters ended April 30, 2009.

The Company also agreed to supplement the substantial changes that it has already implemented in its corporate governance policies and practices. The settlement is subject to the completion of final documentation and preliminary and final approval by the Court.

"We are pleased to have reached this settlement, which represents another important step forward for the Company," said Strauss Zelnick, Chairman of Take-Two."

Tea anyone?

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