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Retired Navy commander pleads guilty to fraud in ‘Fat Leonard’ corruption case | NavyTimes
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Retired Navy commander pleads guilty to fraud in ‘Fat Leonard’ corruption case | NavyTimes

A retired U.S. Navy commander in Hawaii charged in a growing corruption scandal pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying about his relationship with a Malaysian defense contractor known by the nickname “Fat Leonard.”
As part of a deal with federal prosecutors, David Kapaun entered the plea to a count of fraud and false statements in federal court in Honolulu involving his relationship with Leonard Francis, who prosecutors describe as “the center of a colossal bribery and fraud scandal.”
Kapaun said in court that he omitted Francis from a security clearance update…

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