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Entries in Leonard Glenn Francis (36)

Wednesday
Aug162017

Navy commander guilty of obstructing Fat Leonard investigation

An active-duty U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor cheat the Navy and obstructing a federal criminal investigation into the overbilling fraud.

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Monday
Aug142017

U.S. jails two Singaporeans for Fat Leonard fraud

Two former executives of a Singapore-based defense contractor were sentenced to prison Friday for helping their employer in a $35 million fraud against the U.S. Navy.

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Thursday
Jun292017

Former fighter pilot faces military charges for Fat Leonard bribes

Cmdr. David Morales in 2015. US Navy PhotoIn the first prosecution by the military related to the massive Glenn Defense Marine Asia scandal, a former F/A-18 Hornet pilot faced a preliminary hearing Monday.

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Monday
Jun192017

Former U.S. Naval Attaché jailed for taking Fat Leonard bribes

A retired Navy Captain who served as the U.S. Naval Attaché to the Philippines was sentenced Friday to 41 months in prison for helping a foreign defense contractor avoid vessel and cargo inspections by using diplomatic cover.

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Thursday
May182017

Admiral jailed 18 months for lying about Fat Leonard

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was sentenced to 18 months in prison Wednesday for lying about his 20-year relationship with Leonard Glenn Francis, the owner of the foreign defense contractor at the center of a massive bribery and fraud scandal.

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Wednesday
May102017

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.

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Monday
Mar272017

Inside the Seventh Fleet: Recruiting new conspirators

Sometimes the Fat Leonard conspiracy needed new people. Only an officer with plenty of pull within the Seventh Fleet would be considered.

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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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