3rd Navy Official Arrested, Charged In Bribery Scheme

Law360, Los Angeles (November 7, 2013, 10:17 PM EST) -- A third senior U.S. Navy official was arrested Wednesday for a broad bribery scheme in which he and other officials allegedly accepted prostitutes, luxury gifts and cash from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified Navy information and assistance with ship support contracts, according to charges filed in Florida district court.

U.S. Navy Commander Jose Luis Sanchez was arrested in Tampa, Fla., and charged in a criminal complaint with a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Also named in the complaint was Leonard Glenn Francis, a...
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