Tag Archives: Fat Leonard

“Fat Leonard” Scandal Rolls On — Two Naval Officers Plead Guilty, Two Execs Sentenced

The “Fat Leonard” Navy bribery and corruption scandal just keeps rolling on. In September of 2013, Navy investigators arrested a 350 pound Malaysian businessman, Leonard Glenn Francis, who was CEO of Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), a contractor that provided port … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea | Tagged , , | Comments Off on “Fat Leonard” Scandal Rolls On — Two Naval Officers Plead Guilty, Two Execs Sentenced

US Navy — Take Bribes, Reveal Secrets, Get Caught & Convicted, Keep Your Pension, For Now

Last June, Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau became the first active duty admiral in modern times to plead guilty to a felony. He will be sentenced next month and faces up to five years in Federal prison for charges related the … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea | Tagged , , | Comments Off on US Navy — Take Bribes, Reveal Secrets, Get Caught & Convicted, Keep Your Pension, For Now

Admiral & Eight Officers Arrested in “Fat Leonard” Sex for Secrets Scandal

A retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and eight other high-ranking Navy officers were arrested on Tuesday on charges of accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and services of prostitutes from foreign defense contractor “Fat Leonard” Francis, the former CEO of Glenn … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea, Ships | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Waves from “Fat Leonard” Bribery Scandal Continue to Rock Navy

In a time of major cyber hacks and theft from data breaches, the Navy continues to be rocked by an old fashioned bribery scandal, the worst in Navy history. The scandal that has also revealed a massive national-security leak, which some … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Update: Navy Purchasing Scandal — Fat Leonard Cops A Plea

In October 2013, we posted that a US Navy purchasing scandal sounded like a bad novel.  Bribes, prostitutes, and Lady Gaga tickets were allegedly handed out to US Navy officers by a Malaysian businessman in exchange for classified information and … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea, Ships | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Update: Navy Purchasing Scandal — Fat Leonard Cops A Plea