Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Marine firm CEO pleads guilty in US Navy bribery case

-

The owner and Chief Executive Officer of a South Korea–based company, DK Marine, that provided ship husbanding services to the U.S. Navy pleaded guilty for his role in a bribery conspiracy.

Sung Yol “David” Kim, 49, a citizen of the Republic of Korea, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery before U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith of the Eastern District of Michigan. Sentencing has been scheduled for November 17, 2020, before Judge Goldsmith.

- Advertisement -

Pursuant to his guilty plea, Kim admitted that between October 2013 and January 2014, Kim conspired with James Russell Driver III, a civilian U.S. Navy cargo ship captain, and another civilian U.S. Navy employee to have Kim and his company provide husbanding services for Driver’s ship during a December 2013 port visit in Chinhae, Republic of Korea, in violation of appropriate U.S. Navy husbanding procedures. Driver also provided Kim with confidential and other proprietary, internal U.S. Navy information.

In exchange, Kim paid bribes to Driver, including personal travel expenses for Driver and his family.

- Advertisement -

Driver pleaded guilty for his role in the conspiracy in March 2019.

MUST READ

Subscribe For More

Get our daily notification on the latest financial crimes news around the World

- Affiliate Products -

Advertisement

Latest News

This Week

American contractor gets 3 years for stealing government equipment on U.S. Military Base in Afghanistan

An American military contractor was sentenced today to more than three years in prison for his role in a theft ring on a military...

Former Cincinnati council member Tamaya Dennard gets 18 months prison in corruption case

Former Cincinnati City Council Member Tamaya Dennard was sentenced on Tuesday for her part in what federal authorities say is a “culture of corruption”...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to fraud and kickback in U.S. opioid crisis probe

Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to...

Former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant charged with fraud

A former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant has been charged with defrauding an international investor of over Sh320 million. Francis Wambugu Mureithi, who unsuccessfully vied for the...
Advertisement

Adblock Detected!

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Please consider supporting us by whitelisting our website.

Enable Notifications    OK No thanks