Navy Fraudster Asks To Boot Ex-US Atty From Kickback Case

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT) -- The former U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island, who represents a former naval engineer who pled guilty to a $20 million Navy contract bribery scheme, allegedly didn't tell his client he'd been involved in the initial investigation of the scheme before representing the engineer.

Ralph Mariano, who pled guilty on May 30, said that he had only recently learned his attorney, Robert C. Corrente of Burns & Levinson LLP, when he was Rhode Island's top federal prosecutor had had a role in the grand...
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