En route to Rus欧冠竞彩官方,sia, ‘Fat Leonard’ caught in Caracas

Francis pleaded guilty in 2015 to offering prostitution services, luxury hotels, cigars, gourmet meals and more than $500,000 in bribes to Navy officials and others to help his Singapore-based ship servicing company, Glenn Defence Marine Asia Ltd (GDMA).
Leonard Glenn Francis (pic) had cut off his GPS ankle bracelet before fle 欧冠竞猜平台 eing from house arrest in San Diego, while waiting for sentencing over a bribery scheme that lasted 欧冠竞彩官方, more than a decade and involved dozens of US Navy officers.
With his help, prosecutors secured convictions of 33 of 34 defendants, including more than two dozen Navy officers. — AP
Ten US agencies searched for him and authori 欧冠竞彩推荐 ties offered a US$40,000 (RM182,000) reward for his arrest.
Interpol Venezuela director-general Carlos Garate Rondon said Francis had come to Venezuela via Mexico and was headed to Russia.
His re-arrest came on the eve of the date of scheduled sentencing in California yesterday.
Francis was under house arrest in San Diego when he removed his monitoring anklet and escaped on Sept 4.
Francis had been allowed to remain under house arrest to receive medical care while he cooperated with the prosecution.
Malaysia and Singapore both have extradition agreements with the United States.
There was no immediate word on when he might be extradited to the United States.
US authorities also issued a red notice, which asks law enforcement worldwide to provisionally arrest someone with the possibility of extradition.
Prosecutors said the company overcharged the Navy by at least US$35mil for servicing ships, many of which were routed to ports he controlled in the Pacific.
The international manhunt for Francis ended with his arrest by Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday morning at the Caracas airport, as he was about to board an airplane for another country, the US Marshals Service said.
SAN DIEGO: Fugitive Malaysian defence contractor “Fat Leonard”, the mastermind behind one of the largest bribery scandals in US military history has been re-arrested in Venezuela three weeks after escaping from house arrest.

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