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Entries in Leonard Glenn Francis (29)

Thursday
Mar232017

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

The Lion King -- Leonard Glenn FrancisThe 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.

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Wednesday
Mar152017

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

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Bruce LovelessA 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.

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Friday
Feb172017

Navy commander arrested in massive bribes-for-secrets case

A serving U.S. Navy Commander became the seventeenth individual charged in the Navy's worst corruption scandal in modern times.

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Wednesday
Jan252017

Could one real compliance officer have saved the Navy's Pacific Command?

The Fat Leonard scandal has decimated the U.S. Navy's Pacific Command. So far, sixteen defendants have been charged in the case. They include an Admiral, five Commanders, a Captain, and a Petty Officer. In other words, the chain of command.

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Friday
Jan132017

‘Sex addict’ Navy officer jailed in Fat Leonard scandal

Then Lt. Gentry Debord aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex in 2008 (Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Didier)A U.S. Navy lieutenant commander was sentenced to 30 months in prison Thursday for taking cash, luxury hotel stays, and prostitutes from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified Navy information.

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Monday
Dec052016

Former Navy contracting supervisor jailed six years in bribes-for-secrets case

A former high-level civilian employee for the U.S. Navy was sentenced to 72 months in prison Friday for taking bribes from a defense contractor based in Singapore.

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Wednesday
Nov162016

Former U.S. Naval Attaché gave Fat Leonard’s boats diplomatic cover

A retired Navy Captain who served as the U.S. Naval Attaché to the Philippines pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor avoid vessel and cargo inspections by using diplomatic cover.

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Monday
Oct172016

NCIS agent jailed 12 years in bribes-for-secrets case

A former Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) supervisory special agent was sentenced in federal court Friday to 144 months in prison for disclosing sensitive law enforcement reports to a defense contractor in return for bribes.

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Friday
Oct142016

Navy officer pleads guilty in Fat Leonard case

A U.S. Navy lieutenant commander pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal bribery charge for taking cash, luxury hotel stays, and prostitutes from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for proprietary Navy information.

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Friday
Sep162016

Two new indictments in Navy's ‘Fat Leonard’ bribery scandal

The DOJ indicted two former executives of a Singapore-based defense contractor for a conspiracy to steal more than $5 million from the U.S. Navy.

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Friday
Jun242016

DoD civilian employee pleads guilty to bribery in Fat Leonard case

A former Department of Defense (DoD) senior contracting official pleaded guilty Thursday to taking bribes from Leonard Glenn Francis -- also known as Fat Leonard -- the owner of Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia.

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Friday
Jun102016

Admiral pleads guilty to lying in Fat Leonard bribery scandal

The highest-ranking U.S. Navy officer to be charged in the massive bribery-for-secrets case that has shaken the Navy's command structure in the Pacific pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to lying to investigators and destroying evidence.

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