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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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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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BUSINESS
July 10, 1990 | From Associated Press
The Federal Maritime Commission said Monday that it has reached a settlement with several shipping lines operating in the Pacific that allegedly charged less for cargo than their published rates. The agency said it will wait until Aug. 28 to disclose the names of the companies and the amount of money they will pay. It did say that it will be the largest payment to the maritime commission in its 29-year history.
NEWS
October 2, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bank of Credit & Commerce International hired influential lawyers and lobbyists to thwart congressional and federal investigations into its illegal activities in the United States, according to a Senate report released Thursday.
NEWS
June 10, 1995 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
There may never have been, and there may never be, another "fugitive financier" quite like Robert L. Vesco. For one thing, Vesco always knew the value of a dollar--especially the millions of dollars he allegedly squirreled away without the consent of their previous owners. After more than two decades of living lavishly on the lam in and around the Caribbean, he seemed Friday to be headed for the waiting embrace of the Justice Department.
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July 26, 1988 | MARK ARAX and GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writers
A San Fernando Valley-based weapons manufacturer is a subject of two federal investigations into possible defense procurement fraud, according to federal agents, one involving its ties to the Pentagon and the other involving its work with subcontractors. The first investigation into the Marquardt Co. of Van Nuys began more than two years ago and focuses on its ties to Victor D. Cohen, 52, an Air Force deputy assistant secretary overseeing tactical warfare systems.
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