MetLife agreed last week to pay $50 million to settle a class action claim that it had defrauded 8.6 million policy holders when it converted from a mutual company in 2000 to one that is publicly traded.

The settlement, which was reached after an Eastern District jury had been selected, was only a fraction of the $8 billion sought by the class (See Notice of Class Action Settlement).

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