- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to bribing a public official at a Georgia military base.

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that 60-year-old Ivan Dwight Brannan of Jupiter, Florida, pleaded guilty to paying bribes at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia. Brannan is a former agent for a large national trucking company.

Details of Brannan’s sentence were not given.

Brannan admitted from 2006 to 2012 that he provided cash and other items of value to Mitchell, a former traffic office supervisor for the Defense Logistics Agency at MCLB-Albany. He said he directed truck driver David Nelson to provide cash and other things of value amounting $120,000 to Potts and Jeffrey Philpot, another official in the DLA Traffic office.

Potts was sentenced to 10 years and Philpot was given seven years in prison.

Nelson pleaded guilty to bribery and awaits sentencing.


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