USS Blue Ridge

File photo of aircraft carrier. (credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Dusty Howell/Released)

Feds: Navy Secrets Bought With Hookers, Gaga Tix

Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years. But prosecutors in court papers say Leonard Francis worked his connections to obtain military secrets by lining up hookers, Lady Gaga tickets and other bribes for a U.S. commander, in a scandal reverberating across the Navy.

11/04/2013

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