Sex, Bribes And Gov't Contracts: The Fat Leonard Scandal

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 12:02 PM EST) -- The case of Glenn Defense Marine Asia made headlines this past year. Known as the Navy's "Fat Leonard" scandal, the case involves allegations of corruption, kickbacks and bribery. Kevin James and Jack Black are vying for the lead role in the movie. Not really. But if there can be films about Abscam and Watergate, why not "Fat Leonard"? It's not the publicity we want for government contracts, but it is entertaining.

Federal prosecutors say that "Fat Leonard" Glenn Francis and his company, Glenn Defense Marine, provided money, prostitutes and gifts to Navy officials as part of a scheme to overbill the...

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