Navy Officials, Defense Contractors Sentenced In $6M Fraud

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 3:33 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday sentenced seven people to prison or probation over a fraud and corruption scheme in which the U.S. Department of Defense paid more than $6 million in bogus defense contracts that netted certain U.S. Navy officials over $1 million in bribes.

U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns handed down sentences ranging from over three years in prison to three years of probation to four Navy officials and three defense contractors in connection with allegations the officials received cash, checks, gift cards,...
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