MARAD Fleet Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Former Beaumont Ready Reserve Fleet Superintendent Frederick P. Splinter pleaded guilty to billing a MARAD contract for $6,300 worth of electrical work done at his residence from an electrical contractor, Gold Crest Electric, Inc. As part of the plea agreement, Splinter will forfeit $50,000 to avoid losing his residence. Splinter also faces up to 2 years in prison and $250,000 in fines and restitution. Sentencing is expected to take place in June. OIG conducted the investigation jointly with the Defense Criminal Investigative Service and the FBI.