Skip to content
Home » Retired U.S. Navy admiral charged in bribery scheme with tech CEOs

Retired U.S. Navy admiral charged in bribery scheme with tech CEOs

Retired U.S. Navy admiral charged in bribery scheme with tech CEOs

In a shocking turn of events, retired U.S. Navy admiral Bruce Loveless has been charged in a bribery scheme involving several high-profile tech CEOs. Loveless, who served as a top intelligence officer in the Navy, is accused of receiving lavish gifts and cash payments in exchange for providing classified information to the CEOs.

The charges against Loveless are part of a larger investigation into corruption and bribery within the Navy’s ranks. According to prosecutors, Loveless and his co-conspirators used encrypted messaging apps to communicate and coordinate their illegal activities. The scheme reportedly involved millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.

Loveless, who retired from the Navy in 2017, is facing multiple counts of bribery, conspiracy, and making false statements. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.

The tech CEOs involved in the scheme have not been named, but it is believed that they were seeking to gain a competitive advantage in the defense industry by obtaining classified information from Loveless. The investigation is ongoing, and more charges could be filed as the case progresses.

This scandal has sent shockwaves through the Navy and the tech industry, raising questions about the integrity of the military procurement process and the lengths to which some individuals will go to gain an edge in the cutthroat world of defense contracting.

In a statement, Navy officials condemned Loveless’s actions and pledged to fully cooperate with the investigation. “The Navy holds its personnel to the highest standards of conduct, and we will not tolerate any form of corruption or bribery,” said a spokesperson.

As the case unfolds, the public will be watching closely to see how it impacts the relationship between the military and the tech industry, and what steps will be taken to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future. For now, the retired admiral and his co-conspirators await their day in court, where they will have to answer for their alleged crimes.