A US Navy lieutenant commander has pleaded guilty to accepting cash, hotel expenses, and "the services of a prostitute" in return for handing over classified information. Todd Dake Malaki pleaded guilty in federal court today to bribery charges. He allegedly accepted the bribes in return for providing classified naval ship schedules to a defence contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), according to a press release from the Department of Justice.
"Another Navy officer has now pleaded guilty and admitted to taking bribes to reveal classified military information to a major supplier," Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell has said.
"It is both troubling and disappointing how many Navy officers we have exposed as willingly falling prey to GDMA's corruption, and our investigation remains active and ongoing. Those who serve in our nation's military must uphold the public's trust or pay the consequences for their ...