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'Fat Leonard' Pleads Guilty in US Navy Bribery Scandal

A Malaysian military contractor at the center of a corruption scandal rocking the U.S. Navy has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud charges, admitting he presided over a decade-long conspiracy involving scores of U.S. Navy officials, tens of millions of dollars in fraud, and millions of dollars in bribes and gifts, including cash, prostitutes, Cuban cigars and Kobe beef. Leonard Francis entered his guilty plea Thursday in federal court in San Diego, California. Known in military...

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