The federal grand jury issued 37 counts against Ralph Mariano and his father, Ralph Mariano, Jr.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
A federal grand jury in Providence today issued a 37-count indictment against one of the main suspects in the Navy kickback scheme, while also issuing charges against the suspect's father. A release from U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha outlined multiple charges against 54-year-old Ralph Mariano, the South Arlington, VA, man who worked as a civil engineer with the Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in Newport. Those charges include conspiracy, theft of government funds, extortion, and multiple counts of wire fraud and tax evasion. Mariano's father, 80-year-old Ralph Mariano Jr., of North Providence, was charged with multiple counts of tax evasion. The indictment alleges that Mariano helped devise a scheme from 1996 through January …
The assistant U.S. attorney hopes to get Patrick Nagle's sentencing delayed by 120 days.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
A federal prosecutor is seeking a sentencing delay for Patrick Nagle, the director of a company formerly based in Middletown, who admitted to funneling nearly $20 million in federal Navy funds. The Providence Journal reports that Assistant U.S. Attorney Dulce Donovan is asking Nagle's sentencing be delayed 120 days past its current March date. Nagle pleaded guilty in the Navy kickback scheme last August. He held the position as senior vice president at ASFT, which had operations based out of Middletown and Roswell, GA. Nagle also served as the company's director of contracts. ASFT closed in Middletown in February after federal investigators seized company assets as part of its multimillion dollar investigation into allegations of the Navy …