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Petty Officer, U.S. Navy

Case Conclusion Date: 10.24.2012

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.

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