Naval Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting More Than

$250,000 in Cash Bribes From Unauthorized Liquor Buyer

Posted 08/01/2017

Tobacco Importer Charged with Failure to Pay Federal Excise TaxesOn Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Eric Jex, 29, of Uniondale, New York, pleaded guilty to accepting more than $250,000 in cash bribes from three people, including a New York State Liquor Licensee, making unauthorized liquor purchases from the Navy Exchange Service Command where he worked.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service; U.S. Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau; and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Criminal Investigations Division investigated this case.

A copy of the press release may be found on the United States Department of Justice website.



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