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June 30, 1988 | SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writer
House Armed Services Chairman Les Aspin (D-Wis.) Wednesday called on Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci to impose a moratorium of up to two months on all new contracts awarded to defense firms under suspicion in the current Pentagon procurement fraud scandal.
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July 7, 1988 | WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM and RALPH FRAMMOLINO, Times Staff Writers
Federal agents in the Pentagon fraud case are investigating what they suspect are falsified documents involving an airplane rented to the Sperry Corp. and owned by the former chief aide to the late Rep. Joseph P. Addabbo (D-N. Y.), according to interviews and documents obtained by The Times. The former aide, Richard W.
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July 7, 1988 | WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM and RALPH FRAMMOLINO, Times Staff Writers
Federal agents in the Pentagon fraud case are investigating what they suspect are falsified documents involving an airplane rented to the Sperry Corp. and owned by the former chief aide to the late Rep. Joseph P. Addabbo (D-N. Y.), according to interviews and documents obtained by The Times. The former aide, Richard W.
NEWS
June 30, 1988 | SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writer
House Armed Services Chairman Les Aspin (D-Wis.) Wednesday called on Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci to impose a moratorium of up to two months on all new contracts awarded to defense firms under suspicion in the current Pentagon procurement fraud scandal.
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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.
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July 19, 1988
A federal magistrate in Hyattsville, Md., ordered the release of some documents on the Pentagon corruption scandal but stayed his order for 10 days to allow an appeal. U.S. Magistrate James E. Kenkel gave a partial victory to the Washington Post, which had challenged the sealing of FBI affidavits and search warrants. Kenkel ordered the immediate release of the search warrants and a list of items obtained in three searches in Maryland.
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July 21, 1988 | Associated Press
The government, in response to a court order, today released search warrants for three New York businesses and a consultant and documents describing material seized from them as part of the Pentagon procurement investigation. The documents detail the reams of financial records, computer files, letters and other property seized during searches at Hazeltine Corp. in Greenlawn; Kane Paper Co. in Baldwin; the office of Dennis Mitchell, an employee of Unisys Corp.
NEWS
August 31, 1988
A federal judge in Baltimore ordered government search warrants remain sealed in the case of Victor D. Cohen and two others under investigation in the Pentagon procurement scandal. The Washington Post sought to unseal the warrants and inventories, of the homes of the three, arguing it had First Amendment and common law rights of access to the documents. In addition to Cohen, of Potomac, Md., a former Northrop Corp. consultant and senior Air Force official, the other men are Richard W.
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December 28, 1988 | From the Washington Post
A top civilian official of the Air Force, Victor D. Cohen, "used his official position" to help consultant William Galvin and his defense contractor clients--including San Diego-based Cubic Corp.--in exchange for "payments and other gratuities" for at least six years, according to documents released Tuesday in the Pentagon procurement scandal. An affidavit ordered unsealed Tuesday by a federal magistrate in Hyattsville, Md.
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December 28, 1988 | RUTH MARCUS, The Washington Post
A top civilian official of the Air Force, Victor D. Cohen, "used his official position" to help consultant William M. Galvin and his defense contractor clients in exchange for "payments and other gratuities" for at least six years, according to documents released Tuesday in the Pentagon procurement scandal. An affidavit ordered unsealed Tuesday by a federal magistrate in Hyattsville, Md.
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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July 22, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB and JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writers
Federal investigators in the Pentagon fraud case suspect that campaign contributions were extorted from defense industry firms for congressmen with influence over military defense programs, newly released court documents show. The documents indicate also that agents believe the Kane Paper Co. of Baldwin, N. Y., was involved with Unisys Corp. employees and others in a scheme to bribe federal officials to obtain defense contracts.
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