From ABC News
-Nine high-ranking U.S. Navy officers, including one former admiral, have been charged with trading classified information in exchange for travel, dinner and prostitution services from a foreign defense contractor — the latest charges in the widening probe, according to the Justice Department.
According to the Justice Department, the Navy officials allegedly took in expensive travel and entertainment expenses as well as prostitution services while steering contracts toward the company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), and blocking its competitors.
They allegedly used fake names and foreign email address to keep their actions secret.
-The officials were arrested this morning across the country — in California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Colorado and Virginia — and will be tried in federal court in San Diego, California.
A total of 25 people have now been charged in the corruption and fraud scheme, including 20 current or former Navy officials and five…
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