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Posts Tagged: U.S. Navy

Two Singaporeans plead guilty in Fat Leonard scandal

Two Singaporean executives of Glenn Defense Marine Asia pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for submitting bogus bids, phony claims, and inflated invoices to the U.S. Navy.

Neil Peterson, 39, and Linda Raja, 44, were arrested by authorities in Singapore at the request of the U.S.… Continue Reading

Sleaze in the Seventh Fleet: The Lion King’s Harem

The group of top Navy officers allegedly on the take called themselves the Cool Kids, this Band of Brothers, the Brotherhood, the Wolfpack, the familia, and the Lion King’s Harem.

The Lion King was Leonard Glenn Francis, aka Fat Leonard, the 350-pound Malaysian owner and boss of Glenn Defense Marine Asia.… Continue Reading

New indictment charges Navy admiral, eight others in Fat Leonard bribery case

A grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday charged a U.S. Navy admiral and eight other active or retired officers with taking bribes from a Singapore-based defense contractor.

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless and the other defendants allegedly accepted luxury travel, elaborate dinners, and the services of prostitutes from Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) and its CEO Leonard Glenn Francis.… Continue Reading