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The Latest: Ex-federal investigator sentenced to 12 years

October 14, 2016 - 4:45 PM

SAN DIEGO - The Latest on a former federal agent sentenced in a bribery scandal involving the overbilling of the Navy. (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

A former federal agent has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for tipping off a defence contractor who was under investigation for overbilling the Navy by at least $35 million.

Former Naval Criminal Investigative Service investigator John Beliveau II was also ordered to pay $20 million in restitution.

He was sentenced Friday in federal court in San Diego on charges of bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery.

Believau has said mental health and drinking problems clouded his judgment.

News from © The Associated Press, 2016
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