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January 31, 1989 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI and GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writers
Whittaker Corp., a Los Angeles defense contractor, said Monday that it expects to be criminally charged by the federal government in connection with payments made by employees to a government official. In a terse announcement, the company said that last Friday Justice Department attorneys presented evidence to Whittaker indicating that certain employees and consultants "caused money to be paid to a government employee in connection with certain government contracts in violation of law."
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January 31, 1989 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI and GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writers
Whittaker Corp., a Los Angeles defense contractor, said Monday that it expects to be criminally charged by the federal government in connection with payments made by employees to a government official. In a terse announcement, the company said that last Friday Justice Department attorneys presented evidence to Whittaker indicating that certain employees and consultants "caused money to be paid to a government employee in connection with certain government contracts in violation of law."
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June 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Operation Ill Wind blew like a hurricane through the homes and offices of Pentagon and defense industry officials over the past two weeks as FBI agents began seizing evidence of what they believe is massive corruption in the $150-billion-a-year Defense Department weapons-buying system. And the investigation is rapidly accumulating a cast of characters almost as vast and varied as the mountains of documents swept up by the FBI.
BUSINESS
January 28, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
In a major development in the Pentagon fraud investigation, a Marine Corps civilian supervisor pleaded guilty Friday to taking $43,500 in bribes and two Unisys Corp. representatives admitted funneling illegal campaign contributions to five members of Congress. With his guilty plea, former Marine procurement officer Jack Sherman became the first Defense Department employee to be convicted in the investigation, which began in September, 1986.
BUSINESS
January 28, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
In a major development in the Pentagon fraud investigation, a Marine Corps civilian supervisor pleaded guilty Friday to taking $43,500 in bribes and two Unisys Corp. representatives admitted funneling illegal campaign contributions to five members of Congress. With his guilty plea, former Marine procurement officer Jack Sherman became the first Defense Department employee to be convicted in the investigation, which began in September, 1986.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1989 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
A subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Whittaker Corp., two of its former executives and a San Diego defense consultant pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing a Marine Corps procurement official to pad the firm's electronic contracts with the Pentagon. In addition, a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Va., on Tuesday indicted Washington defense consultant Thomas E. Muldoon and former Whittaker official Leonard L. Ingram on bribery, fraud and conspiracy charges in connection with the scheme.
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April 22, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
In an apparent indication of the prosecution's next thrust in the massive Pentagon fraud investigation, the government released documents Friday detailing a scheme involving three previously unnamed executives of the Unisys Corp. who allegedly conspired to pay Defense Department officials for privileged information. The documents focus on a Unisys operation in Eagan, Minn., where executives are alleged to have paid defense consultants to gather confidential details about a $100-million Marine Corps contract.
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June 22, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
In an extraordinary move, Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci Tuesday stripped six Pentagon officials who are under suspicion in the military procurement bribery and fraud investigation of all sensitive contracting duties.
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February 14, 1997 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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NEWS
June 30, 1988 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Operation Ill Wind blew like a hurricane through the homes and offices of Pentagon and defense industry officials over the past two weeks as FBI agents began seizing evidence of what they believe is massive corruption in the $150-billion-a-year Defense Department weapons-buying system. And the investigation is rapidly accumulating a cast of characters almost as vast and varied as the mountains of documents swept up by the FBI.
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