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Former Camp Lejeune Sergeant sentenced for soliciting bribes

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -

A former Camp Lejeune Gunnery Sergeant was sentenced to 60 months home confinement for demanding and seeking a bribe.

Julio Arreola, 36, of Camp Lejeune, previously received an Other than Honorable Conditions Discharge from the Marine Corps.

During his deployment, Arreola served as a noncommissioned officer who supervised construction projects. In this capacity he obtained quotes from contractors, initiated purchase orders on behalf of the U.S. Government, and oversaw the delivery of supplies. Arreola would submit the quotes for approval through the military chain of command.

Sometime in or about June 2008, the exact date unknown, Arreola solicited a bribe from Davut Construction and Services Company, a company offering engineering, logistics, construction and life support services to the U.S. Government. Specifically, Arreola told a company representative that he, Arreola, would recommend to the Department of Defense that various items be purchased from Davut in return for cash payments. Arreola further told the representative that the cash payments could be generated from the manipulation of the contracting relationship to be established between Davut and the Department of Defense; that is, Arreola told the representative to generate the bribe money by having Davut inflate the costs in the proposed quote and/or deliver less than the items listed in the quote, and then give him, Arreola, the difference in price as a bribe.

The criminal investigation of this case was conducted by United States Defense Criminal Investigative Service and the United States Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

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