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US Diplomat Pleads Guilty in Visa Bribery

A one-time U.S. visa chief in Vietnam has pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges for accepting more than $3 million in bribes to hand out visas for entry into the United States. The U.S. Foreign Service officer, Michael Sestak, admitted the scheme Wednesday in a federal court in Washington. He acknowledged that he took bribes to approve nearly 500 visas while serving in Ho Chi Minh City from 2010 to last year. Prosecutors said Sestak conspired with four other people -- two Americans ...

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