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Sailor late to work faces harsher punishment than officers indicted in Fats Leonard scandal

NORFOLK, Va. — Electrician’s Mate Jared Wilks will face a harsher punishment for being late to work than the officers indicted within the Fats Leonard scandal, sources confirmed at this time.

Wilks was sentenced to fifteen days restriction and half pay for thirty days after displaying up fifteen minutes late for work. His non-judicial punishment ensures a poor analysis and can impact his possibilities for development. In the meantime, various senior officers indicted for corruption, bribery, and leaking labeled info have retired with a full pension.

“There’s a transparent distinction in these two examples,” Navy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Robert Flores advised reporters. “EM3 Wilks knew liberty expired at 0600. These officers could not have identified that accepting bribes, cocaine, partying with hookers, recruiting different officers into the conspiracy, mendacity to investigators, destroying proof, and warning a contractor about investigations was unlawful.”

And in each instances, Flores stated, the Navy took the misconduct very severely.

“Officers are held to the next commonplace,” he stated. “Some officers have been fined fractions of the amount of money they took in bribes, and have been topic to administrative motion. A number of of them have been handed harshly-worded letters. Some have retired with a pension guaranteeing them extra money than EM3 Wilks will ever make. And, have in mind, no one prosecuting the Fats Leonard scandal is attempting to make rank.”

Flores added: “There was one sailor sentenced to twenty seven months in jai. The very fact he was enlisted has nothing to do with it.”

At press time, three sailors confirmed as much as work after Wilks did however weren’t punished as a result of their chief stated they have been good sailors.

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