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June 24, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and ROBERT GILLETTE, Times Staff Writers
The wife of former Assistant Navy Secretary Melvyn R. Paisley was paid by a defense consulting firm established by a key figure in the Pentagon contract fraud scandal while her husband was the powerful chief of Navy procurement in the Pentagon, The Times has learned. Federal and state records show that Vicki A. Paisley received as much as $50,000 in 1986 from VAMO Inc., a Virginia consulting company formed early that year by William M.
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July 10, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
The value of Navy contracts awarded to a Virginia consulting firm more than tripled in the four years after it hired the wife of Melvyn R. Paisley, then the Navy's chief procurement official, Defense Department records show. The firm's business with the Navy grew more than twice as fast as its business with the rest of the Defense Department, the records show, at a time when Paisley supervised Navy procurement and his wife worked for the firm, BDM International of McLean, Va.
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June 27, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
In a corner of history far from the Pentagon fraud scandal that is now consuming his life, Melvyn R. Paisley was a hero--a World War II ace fighter pilot with a reputation for daring and a raft of medals to prove it. Like every other fighter pilot of that time, the young Paisley lived by his wits and flew by the seat of his pants. In defense of his country he suffered permanent ear damage, but when the dogfights were over, Paisley was always the victor.
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July 9, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
Federal agents are investigating whether Melvyn R. Paisley, while assistant secretary of the Navy, received money or gifts to steer multibillion-dollar contracts to major defense contractors, according to an FBI search warrant made public here Friday. The document discloses also that Paisley is suspected of giving cash and gifts, ranging from tires to paintings, to one of his former Navy deputies.
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June 29, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
Rep. James J. Florio (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that the role of former Assistant Navy Secretary Melvyn R. Paisley in the controversial award of a multibillion-dollar Aegis ship-defense system contract to Unisys is "deserving of intense scrutiny." The congressman, who had opposed the award when it was made in 1986, said subsequent disclosures in The Times and Defense News suggest that the contract was awarded for reasons "other than national security."
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June 28, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
Melvyn R. Paisley, while assistant U.S. Navy secretary, abruptly revised bidding rules on a multibillion-dollar contract in a way that favored Unisys Corp. at a time when Paisley's wife was receiving up to $50,000 from a company formed by a principal Unisys lobbyist. ITT Corp.
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July 9, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
Federal agents are investigating whether Melvyn R. Paisley, while assistant secretary of the Navy, received money or gifts to steer multibillion-dollar contracts to major defense contractors, according to an FBI search warrant made public here Friday. The document discloses also that Paisley is suspected of giving cash and gifts, ranging from tires to paintings, to one of his former Navy deputies.
NEWS
July 10, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
The value of Navy contracts awarded to a Virginia consulting firm more than tripled in the four years after it hired the wife of Melvyn R. Paisley, then the Navy's chief procurement official, Defense Department records show. The firm's business with the Navy grew more than twice as fast as its business with the rest of the Defense Department, the records show, at a time when Paisley supervised Navy procurement and his wife worked for the firm, BDM International of McLean, Va.
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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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June 26, 1988 | BOB DROGIN and GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writers
Melvyn R. Paisley, a former assistant Navy secretary who is a central figure in the sweeping Pentagon fraud scandal, was accused a decade ago by his own fellow executives of bribing military officials and bugging the offices of competitors when he worked for the Boeing Co., according to retired Boeing officials and documents obtained by The Times.
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June 29, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL and WILLIAM C. REMPEL, Times Staff Writers
Rep. James J. Florio (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that the role of former Assistant Navy Secretary Melvyn R. Paisley in the controversial award of a multibillion-dollar Aegis ship-defense system contract to Unisys is "deserving of intense scrutiny." The congressman, who had opposed the award when it was made in 1986, said subsequent disclosures in The Times and Defense News suggest that the contract was awarded for reasons "other than national security."
NEWS
June 28, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
Melvyn R. Paisley, while assistant U.S. Navy secretary, abruptly revised bidding rules on a multibillion-dollar contract in a way that favored Unisys Corp. at a time when Paisley's wife was receiving up to $50,000 from a company formed by a principal Unisys lobbyist. ITT Corp.
NEWS
June 27, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
In a corner of history far from the Pentagon fraud scandal that is now consuming his life, Melvyn R. Paisley was a hero--a World War II ace fighter pilot with a reputation for daring and a raft of medals to prove it. Like every other fighter pilot of that time, the young Paisley lived by his wits and flew by the seat of his pants. In defense of his country he suffered permanent ear damage, but when the dogfights were over, Paisley was always the victor.
NEWS
June 24, 1988 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and ROBERT GILLETTE, Times Staff Writers
The wife of former Assistant Navy Secretary Melvyn R. Paisley was paid by a defense consulting firm established by a key figure in the Pentagon contract fraud scandal while her husband was the powerful chief of Navy procurement in the Pentagon, The Times has learned. Federal and state records show that Vicki A. Paisley received as much as $50,000 in 1986 from VAMO Inc., a Virginia consulting company formed early that year by William M.
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