Federal prosecutors have charged Cmdr. Jeromy Lee Pittmann, 53, of Pensacola, with bribery and conspiracy to commit visa fraud. If convicted on both counts, he faces up to 20 years behind bars.
According to his military records, Pittmann is a career Seabee combat warfare officer who has been assigned since Feb. 1 as a reservist with Naval Construction Battalion 22 in Port Hueneme, California.
Pittmann also continues to work as a civilian supervisory engineer with N4 Force Engineering Directorate at US Naval Forces Europe and Africa and the 6th Fleet in Capodichino, Italy. He has the federal general schedule classification of GS-14.
Pittmann must notify prosecutors if he leaves Italy, according to the conditions of his release set by a US Magistrate judge in New Hampshire.
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