It's called the "Fat Leonard" scandal, and the investigation into bribes and corruption one of the biggest in U.S. military history. The Navy has investigated 440 people, including 60 admirals, for possibly taking bribes in exchange for phony government contracts and sweetheart deals.
That means the Navy suspects that up to one-third of all its admirals were on-the-take from a foreign agent.
"Fat Leonard" is Leonard Glenn Francis – a 6'3", 360-pound Malaysian businessman who makes his money servicing naval vessels in the Pacific.
He bribed the Navy's elite with the finer things in life that only a crooked businessman could provide: Money, the finest liquor, luxurious trips for their families.
And, of course, prostitutes. Lots of prostitutes.