Navy Freezes Facility's Contracting Authority

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 5:43 PM EDT) -- The Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday it had suspended all contracting authority at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division, in Rhode Island in the wake of a $9.2 million kickback scheme over technology services contracts.

Earlier this month, Anjan Dutta-Gupta, the founder of Advanced Solutions For Tomorrow Inc., agreed to plea guilty to bribing Ralph Mariano, a civilian program officer for NUWC Newport who allegedly asked for kickbacks in exchange for protecting and expanding ASFT's U.S. Navy contracts.

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Case Title

USA v. Mariano


Case Number

1:11-mj-00026

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Rhode Island

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Lincoln D. Almond

Date Filed

February 3, 2011


Case Title

USA v. Mariano


Case Number

1:11-mj-00027

Court

Rhode Island

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

February 3, 2011

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