Clipped From Honolulu Star-Bulletin

jkight Member Photo

Clipped by jkight

 - JhQ) rt3P OJ Oil IP (rw Ira o u f I.LL. I ! .1...
JhQ) rt3P OJ Oil IP (rw Ira o u f I.LL. I ! .1 il .J.JII- .J.JII- . l i ,.... i.ijingJIII .I IU . .1.1 .ILHill . J I-..I.JI I-..I.JI I-..I.JI .1 II -l -l .1 J J I Ml..m. Hmi.1 HUM IWUWMW, X tmUf-mm tmUf-mm tmUf-mm .,1MIIH)LJWW l I IJIMMMI Jim - m mil I t ...II jj 11. ...i 111.1 .1 1 11 ,i . IMi 1 H;tl;fci:y MH Wt fiitHM':l.fMr ll ,.Z..'... Mapro irtes MM pr it Pmiteiiii The president talks with Meese about the defense contract case By Pete Yost Associated Press WASHINGTON The FBI bugged the office and tapped the phone of a former Pentagon official as part of the government's massive investigation of defense fraud, government sources said today. At the White House, meanwhile, President Reagan met with top Justice Department and FBI officials to stress his desire for "a full and thorough investigation as rapidly as possible," his spokesman said. The bug and wiretap were at the office of defense contractor consultant Melvyn Paisley, who from 1981 to April 1987 was assistant secretary of the Navy for research, engineering and systems, a key acquisition post under former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman. Lehman. Paisley now has numerous defense defense contractors as clients. The sources were confirming a report report in today's editions of The Washington Washington Post. At the White House, Reagan met with the government's top law enforcement enforcement officials, including Attorney Attorney General Edwin Meese; FBI Director Director William Sessions; Edward Dennis, new head of the Justice Department's criminal division, and U.S. Attorney Henry Hudson of Virginia, along with top White House aides, including counsel counsel Arthur Culvahouse. Presidential spokesman Marlin Fitz-water Fitz-water Fitz-water described Reagan as "very concerned," concerned," and added: "We can't go into any details of the investigation in terms of the discussion or what they told the president. But suffice to say everyone wants to pursue pursue this with the utmost vigor and See PROBE, Page A-10 A-10 A-10 UPDATE China shop left with a lot of bull -if.1 -if.1 t v , iO C,VJ. It. HbMMMklttA V Associated Press Grant Burnett keeps a tight rein on "The Colonel. ' ; WELLINGTON, New Zealand Grant Burnett always wondered what a bull would do in his china shop. Quite a lot, it turned out. ; Hikuroa Colonel, a prize Hereford bull weighing a ton, visited Burnett's shop for three hours today to raise money for charity. "The Colonel" left the $70,000 in stock undamaged. "But, oh, the excrement." Burnett said. "It's all over the place. I'll never do it again." Ferraro's son gets 4-month 4-month 4-month jail term RUTLAND, Vt. The son of former vice presidential presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro was sentenced sentenced today to four months in jail for selling $25 worth of cocaine Defense crackdown The Justice Department today served more than 200 subpoenas as part of an investigation into the Defense Department. I The FBI alleges that former Pentagon officials bribed current government employees to get information, then gave it to defense contractors who had hired the former Pentagon officials as consultants. S.i ; s " xw;- xw;- , . . :.'.. . . .V- .V- yjl Ronald Reagan Key focus in the probe is Melvyn Paisley, former assistant secretary of the Navy for research, engineering and systems. Sources say said grand jury indictments in the 2-year-old 2-year-old 2-year-old 2-year-old 2-year-old criminal probe, which became public this week, were expected within two months. 200 subpoenaed in fraud and bribery defense investigation By James Vicinl Reuters WASHINGTON Over 200 grand jury subpoenas were served nationwide nationwide this week seeking evidence in a massive fraud and bribery investigation investigation of the U.S. defense industry, Justice Justice Department sources said today. The sources told Reuters the subpoenas subpoenas for testimony and documents from companies and individuals, issued over the past two days, were in addition to searches by the FBI on Tuesday at the Pentagon and at contracting firms around the country. The sources, who asked not to be identified, said grand jury indictments in the two-year-old two-year-old two-year-old two-year-old two-year-old criminal probe, which became public this week, were rough?, heat wove continue PMMUU JBW?3iWgWMII " - " " 'I..' 11 !!' '-'.-..i. '-'.-..i. '-'.-..i. '-'.-..i. '-'.-..i. IH'IM) .H u m .mi i.n . i . mi i. in ' IlllM i i 1 y ) 1 , ,U'rrAM&.:,S' &,:.A:,.:...M.t. . rf-'a.-: rf-'a.-: rf-'a.-: rf-'a.-: rf-'a.-: Associated Press expected within two months. There have been no arrests or charges charges in the investigation, which has centered on bribery allegations and has included some of the nation's biggest biggest defense contractors, private military military consultants and U.S. government employees. Investigators have said they are studying records from McDonnell Douglas Corp., United Technologies Corp., Litton Industries, Teledyne Inc., Loral Corp., Northrop Corp., Whitta-ker Whitta-ker Whitta-ker Corp., Unisys Corp., and other firms and individuals. The disclosures about the subpoenas came as President Reagan convened a meeting of top advisers to stress the need for a full and complete airing of the situation. The Washington Post reported today that the probe was so tightly handled that not even former Defense Secretary Secretary Caspar Weinberger was told and that current Defense Secretary Frank See DEFENSE, Pcge A-10 A-10 A-10 Inouye put in tough spot on isle base Run tor the leader's post blamed in his silence at debate on Barbers Point aircraft By Norm Brewer Associated Precs WASHINGTON Sen. Daniel Inouye did not take part in the Senate debate over keeping strategic submarine-communicating submarine-communicating submarine-communicating submarine-communicating aircraft based in his home state of Hawaii because of concerns about his bid to be Senate Democratic Democratic leader, Sen. Dale Bumpers, Bumpers, D-Ark., D-Ark., D-Ark., has suggested. Neither Inouye nor Hawaii's Hawaii's other senator, senator, Spark Ma-tsunaga, Ma-tsunaga, Ma-tsunaga, spoke up yesterday during the debate debate in which the Senate agreed to spend $38.1 million million to start basing the squadron at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma if savings projected by the Navy survive an analysis and hearing by a Senate F ....v. Dan Inouye

Clipped from
  1. Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
  2. 16 Jun 1988, Thu,
  3. Page 1

jkight Member Photo
  • Clipped by jkight – 4 days ago

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in