Sentences For $6M Naval Base Bribery Scheme Won't Be Cut

Law360, Chicago (April 19, 2013, 8:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday denied further sentence reductions for five people who aided the government’s prosecution of their co-conspirators in a scheme in which U.S. Navy officials netted more than $1 million in bribes for handing out more than $6 million in bogus defense contracts.

U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns ruled that the two Navy officials and three contractors should not be credited for an extra three to eight months as requested by prosecutors for their help in a related case after they...
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