Case Conclusion Date:October 24, 2012
Practice Area:Military Law
Outcome:Retained in service. Found "Not Guilty" by military judge of 3 of 4 fraud related charges. Reduced one rate and 24 days confinement. Sailor required to pay back $14,000, and not, as requested by military prosecutors, $53,000.
Description:Sailor charged with stealing $53,000 of BAH and for making three associated false official statements. Member faced maximum sentence of 25-years of confinement and dishonorable discharge.