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US: Navy Officer gets 4 years in fraud case

 |  March 27, 2016

US Navy Capt. Daniel Dusek was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for steering military business toward a foreign defense contractor in exchange for hookers, luxury travel and booze.

Dusek, the commanding officer of the USS Bonhomme Richard, is the highest-ranking naval official charged in a massive bribery scandal, one of the worst in military history.

Dusek was found guilty of accepting bribes over a seven-month period, starting in July 2010, from Glenn Defence Marine Asia, a Singapore-based port services company, in return for classified information including ship and submarine schedules to boost business for the contractors.

“It’s truly unimaginable to the court that someone in your position with the United States Navy would sell out based on what was provided to you – hotel rooms, entertainment and the services of prostitutes,” US district judge Janis L. Sammartino fired at Dusek, adding that the Captain “potentially jeopardized national security.”

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