June 7, 1989 |
The first two defendants convicted in the Pentagon corruption investigation drew one-year prison sentences today, but the judge suspended parts of the terms and ordered the rest served in halfway houses so the pair can continue to work for a defense contractor. U.S. District Judge Richard L. Williams sentenced George H. Kaub, on leave as a vice president of Teledyne Electronics in San Diego, to sentences of one year on each of eight counts of conspiracy, wire fraud and false statements.
April 14, 1989 |
A federal jury Thursday convicted two Teledyne Electronics Inc. executives of criminal conspiracy and wire fraud in the first trial arising from the Ill Wind investigation of corruption in military procurement. But the jury, which deliberated more than 35 hours over four days, acquitted the Teledyne executives, George H. Kaub, 50, and Eugene R. Sullivan, 58, of the most serious charge they faced, bribery of a public official. A third defendant in the case, Teledyne Vice President Dale Schnittjer, 45, was found not guilty of all charges.
June 8, 1989 |
Two Teledyne Electronics Inc. executives were given light sentences on Wednesday for their part in a scheme to bribe a Navy official to win a $24-million electronics contract. U.S. District Judge Richard L. Williams described George H. Kaub, 50, and Eugene R. Sullivan, 57, as "basically gofers" in the conspiracy. Kaub was sentenced to six months in a halfway house and fined $30,000 for his conviction on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and filing false statements. Sullivan, convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud, will spend three months in a halfway house.
July 14, 1990 |
President Bush named Eugene R. Sullivan to be chief judge of the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, the White House has announced. The appointment takes effect Oct. 1. Sullivan, a member of the military appeals court since 1986, succeeds Robinson O. Everett.
April 12, 1989 |
A federal jury deliberated 12 hours Tuesday but failed for a second day to reach a verdict in the trial of three executives of Teledyne Electronics accused of scheming with a company consultant to bribe a Navy contracting official. U.S. District Judge Richard Williams sent the jury home at 9:40 p.m. after forewoman Elizabeth Teller indicated the panel had yet to reach a consensus in the first trial stemming from the government's massive investigation of Pentagon procurement fraud.
March 23, 1989 |
A Navy official and defense contractor Teledyne Industries Inc., pleaded guilty today to bribery and conspiracy charges stemming from the massive investigation into whether companies had paid Pentagon employees for inside information on contracts. Stuart E. Berlin pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery, receiving a bribe, wire fraud and making false statements. He faces a maximum term of 25 years in prison and $750,000 in fines when sentenced June 2.