31 Indicted in Connection With U.S. Coast Guard Exam-Fixing Scheme

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana has indicted 31 individuals in connection with a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center.

According to prosecutors, a Coast Guard civilian employee named Dorothy Smith was employed at the exam center in Mandeville, Louisiana (REC New Orleans). Her role authorized her to enter test scores for merchant mariners' licensing examinations. Smith allegedly took bribes to "fix" the exam scores, allowing license...


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