A MARRIED admiral serving at the US Navy's
headquarters in the Pentagon has been charged
with having two mistresses, one of whom allegedly
took her revenge when jilted.
According to naval officials, the woman
"blew the whistle" on Rear-Admiral John
Scudi, 54, about a back-door business deal he had
with her about government contracts.
She was a defence contractor, and officials
allege that the admiral steered $150,000
(ï¿½96,000) worth of contracts to her from 1993 to
Scudi, a sailor for 32 years, has been
relieved of his duties. He is accused of two
counts of adultery as well as violating ethics
rules. Adultery is a crime in the military if it
disrupts good order and discipline.
Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky has led
to opposition within the Marine Corps, where two
officers have criticised him as their
commander-in-chief for his promiscuity.
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