Can’t Keep a Fat Man Down

| December 30, 2022

“Fat Leonard” Francis

“Fat Leonard” needs no introduction. His crimes, confession, trial and confinement all have been somewhat gleefully reported here.

Anyone who can scam The Navy for that much, that long is genius. Even better, the unbelievably naive confinement conditions he was granted, and his perfectly predictable escape days before facing sentencing for his crimes.

It was a bit anti-climactic when he was nabbed by Interpol in Venezuela. Finally Fat Leonard will face justice and The Navy can put the entire embarrassing episode in its wake.

Or will he?

Three months after Fat Leonard escaped, feds remain mum on details

Federal government agencies have provided virtually no details about how fraud mastermind Leonard Francis lived under a medical furlough before escaping and fleeing to Venezuela in September.


Three months after the corrupt defense contractor known as “Fat Leonard” brazenly, and easily, escaped from his luxury home detention arrangement in San Diego, the circumstances behind how the Malaysian tycoon pulled it off are still under wraps.

Demands from members of the U.S. House and Senate for more details about Leonard Francis’ embarrassing escape have been brushed off by the Department of Justice and met with silence from the Administrative Office of the Courts, which handles the nonjudicial, bureaucratic business for the federal courts.

And last week, San Diego federal Judge Janis Sammartino, who oversaw Francis’ unusual, yearslong medical furlough that allowed him to live outside of jail, rebuffed a demand from defense lawyers for more details about Francis’ health and living conditions.

“Who was or wasn’t responsible for Leonard Francis’ supervision and monitoring is not the issue,” Joseph Mancano, the lawyer for convicted retired Capt. David Newland, told Sammartino during a hearing Wednesday. Instead, he said, the issue was that the defense was entitled to that information before the trial, to show jurors that while Francis had been a cooperating witness for years, he was given extraordinary benefits by the government.

Newland is one of four former Navy officers who were convicted of conspiracy and bribery charges at a lengthy trial this year. In post-trial motions, they said Francis’ living conditions — renting a multimillion-dollar mansion in the Carmel Valley area, with servants, all the food he could afford, and what turned out to be lax security — should have been disclosed before trial. They also said Francis flouted conditions of his release that prohibited him from possessing cellphones, computers or electronic devices.

For now, the questions surrounding Francis’ escape remain unanswered. After slicing off a GPS tracking bracelet early on the morning of Sept. 4, Francis fled across the border into Mexico. He continued on to Cuba and then Venezuela, where he was arrested by Interpol agents 16 days after his flight.

Francis has asked for asylum there.

San Diego Union Tribune

Oops. Another opportunity for the Biden Administration to excel on the world stage. Any Venezuelan warlords in a US prison somewhere?

Category: "Your Tax Dollars At Work", Crime, Dick Stepping, Government Incompetence, Navy, Points-and-Laughs

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He must share intel with Hell-ary Clinton.


Leonard didn’t kill himself?


Not yet… but he will. Do you think we should leave a note?

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It will be on All-Points Logistics letterhead.


Something like;

“Life is bullshit, I can’t fucking take it no more! Signed, the Dead Guy.”

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Epstein’s Mom

Works on several levels 🤣


“Jerry Gallo? No, my name is Jerry CALLO.”

He probably walked past his guards saying “No, I’m Francis Leonard, not Leonard Francis” while they doffed their hats and knuckled theor foreheads.





The extra D is for a double dose of pimpin’…
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Pimpin’ ain’t easy…

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Phil Monkres and All-Points Logistics have been feeding him off of dollars earned from fraudulent contracts.

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That is The False Commander “Phony” Phil Monkress (CEO of All-Points Logistics).


Better he walk or more officers will walk the plank.


I don’t have a problem with that. Make a mistake on a travel claim and they want to take you to NJP for filing false record; meanwhile, senior officers and admirals are taking tens, if not hundreds of thousands in bribes and most of them are still allowed to retire with pensions intact.

Different spanks for different ranks.


He must have dirt on higher than the low hanging fruit that he ratted out. Or the crew sent to “take care of him” misunderstood their instructions. “Oh…we were supposed to attached the ankle bracelet around his neck after we cut it off.” “Oops”


Hey…hey…hey…it’s Fat Leonard

A Proud Infidel®™

How much did he bribe the Biden Syndicate with to pull that shit off?

Hack Stone

The Big Guy needs his 10%.

Skivvy Stacker

(Fat Leonard) Goin’ round the corner (Fat Leonard) Bring me little water, Fat Leonard he take me money and run Venezuela”


Fat Leonard will ultimately get the last laugh on all of this.

He’ll skate.

Mark my words.


I hope not, but I wouldn’t be surprised if he did. He’s probably got SERIOUS dirt on some currently serving higher-ups in the Department of the Navy.


That bitch set me up!

The best was that he really knew his constituency. He became mayor again and was elected to the city council after THAT.