MARAD Employee Pleads Guilty to Releasing Confidential Information
April 02, 2002
John Allen Harris, Jr., of Norfolk, VA, an employee of the Maritime Administration pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Jacksonville, FL, to providing confidential information about a pending ship repair contract to a local contractor, thereby giving the firm a bidding edge. Sentencing is scheduled for July 19, 2002. OIG investigated this case jointly with the Defense Criminal Investigative Service.