4 former US Navy officers cleared in Fat Leonard case due to prosecutor misconduct
The misconduct finding and the vacating of previous felony convictions mark a rare and significant setback for the Justice Department.
US given 2 months to request extradition of Malaysian businessman Fat Leonard
If US authorities do not comply within the two month limit, the businessman's 'unrestricted release' will be ordered, Venezuela's top court says.
Fugitive Malaysian businessman 'Fat Leonard' to seek asylum in Venezuela, reports say
Leonard Glenn Francis reportedly told a court in Caracas that he wanted to stay in Venezuela to appeal for political asylum and that he was suffering from metastatic kidney cancer.
Venezuela arrests Malaysian contractor 'Fat Leonard' in US Navy bribery case
Leonard Glenn Francis was detained at the country's main international airport under a red notification requested by the US for crimes of corruption and bribery.
Fat Leonard, Malaysian contractor in US Navy bribery case, escapes house arrest
Leonard Glenn Francis cut off his GPS anklet some time Sunday morning, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Fat Leonard, the Penang boy who dodged death sentence and held US missile secrets
Growing up in the corrupt port world of Penang in the 1960s, he learnt the trick to infiltrating the US Navy through sex parties and illicit gifts.