Former Admiral of the U.S. Navy Troy Amundson (Troy Amundson) admitted that he took bribes. In particular, he got booze, food, prostitutes are organizing parties, according to CNN.
In Federal court in San Diego 50-year-old man also said that he passed confidential information to the Malaysian Leonard Glenn Francis, whom the media nicknamed “Fat Leonard.” In addition, he helped his company Glenn Defense Marine Asia, located in Singapore.
Amundson is one of the 29 accused in the case on bribery in the U.S. Navy. Nine of the defendants deny their guilt. After the first hearing in October of 2013, he deleted his entire email correspondence with his “Fat Leonard.” It is expected that on April 27 the court will issue a verdict in the case of Amundson. He faces up to five years in prison and a fine of 250 thousand dollars.
According to the TV channel, from 2005 to 2013 Amundson was responsible for the coordination of Maritime military exercise, in which participated the United States and other countries.
The company Glenn Defence Marine Asia for over 20 years been providing American ships in Asian ports. The investigation revealed that the accused in this matter, the us military, using connections in the Navy, learned about the movement of warships and submarines of the United States, and then redirecting them to ports where Francis worked. Instead, he threw them a party.
In September 2013, the U.S. secret service, arrested a “fat Leonard” who was later convicted of fraud.
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