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Navy petty officer admits accepting bribe from Singapore company
Navy petty officer admits accepting bribe from Singapore company

A Navy petty officer pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to accepting more than $10,000 in cash, travel expenses and electronic "gadgets" in exchange for providing classified information to a Singapore-based defense contractor. Petty Officer 1st-class Daniel Layug, 27, is the third defendant to plead guilty in a bribery scandal involving Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia, a firm that for decades provided services to Navy ships at Asia-Pacific ports. Layug pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery. He faces up to five years in prison when sentenced. In his plea bargain, he admitted leaking information about the movements of Navy ships that...

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