Ian Anderson 4 p.m., Oct. 17
Last of SPAWAR Defendants Sentenced to Prison
Gary Alexander, a former branch head at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) was sentenced today (April 12) to 75 months in prison for his role in the long-running military contract fraud case. Alexander was told to forfeit $332,072 and pay $171,288 in restitution. Defense subcontractor Elizabeth Ramos was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, and her husband, Louis Williams, was sentenced to serve a year and a day. Alexander and his wife Kelly accepted bribes at SPAWAR to steer contracts to companies. Gary Alexander used his influence to steer $4.8 million in subcontracts to the company of Ramos and Williams, Technical Logistics Corp. Alexander got cash in return. Four others, including Kelly Alexander, have been sentenced in the case brought by the U.S. Attorney's office.