TTB Press Release

August 2, 2017
For Immediate Release
Tom Hogue, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Naval Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting More Than $250,000 in Cash Bribes From Unauthorized Liquor Buyer


On 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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