Friday, September 3, 2021
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Chief Pleads Guilty In US Navy Fat Leonard Scandal

Retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer Robert Gorsuch admitted in federal court today that he received more than $45,000 in bribes from foreign defense contractor Leonard Francis, aka Fat Leonard,...

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, May 7, 2020

U.S. Navy Suffering from ‘Failure in Leadership,’ Says Nominee to Lead It

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) – The handling of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier was just another example of a “failure...

May 7, 2020
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Navy’s Crash Course on Accountability -James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — In 1952, on a stormy night in the North Atlantic, the aircraft carrier USS Wasp cut the highly decorated World War II destroyer USS Hobson in...

November 9, 2017
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Huge Scandal Continues To Rock US Navy

By Marty Graham (Reuters) A retired U.S. Navy admiral appeared in federal court in San Diego on Tuesday on charges that he took bribes, including expensive meals, hotel stays and...

March 15, 2017
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Friday, March 25, 2016

Top U.S. Navy Officer Sentenced in “Fat Leonard” Bribery Scheme

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO, March 25 (Reuters) – A federal judge in San Diego on Friday sentenced a U.S. Navy captain caught in a $30 million bribery scandal to...

March 25, 2016
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Singapore Manager Pleads Guilty in U.S. Navy Fraud Scheme

March 18 (Bloomberg) — A former manager for a defense contractor who admitted overbilling the U.S. Navy more than $20 million became the second person to plead guilty as the...

March 18, 2014
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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“Fat Leonard” Deemed Flight Risk by U.S. District Judge

Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) — A Singapore-based contractor accused of bribing U.S. Navy commanders with cash and prostitutes must be held without bail because of the risk he might try to...

November 26, 2013
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