Thursday, December 3, 2015

Another Former Navy Official Arrested In ‘Fat Leonard’ Bribery Case

Erik Slavin at Stars and Stripes reports on the arrest of another former U.S. Navy official in the "Fat Leonard" bribery case.

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Singaporean woman is the latest former U.S. Navy official to be arrested in connection with a bribery scandal that traded classified ship information to a contractor in exchange for cash, travel and other perks.
Gursharan Kaur Sharon Rachael, 55, a former Navy lead contract specialist, was charged in Singaporean court Thursday with seven counts of taking bribes worth $92,000 from Glenn Defense Marine Asia, which supplied portside services to Navy ships for decades.

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