Air Force scientist hanged himself after hiring ‘really hot’ prostitute for research team

A married senior US Air Force scientist accused of tricking a colleague into hiring a ‘actually sizzling’ prostitute to affix their high navy analysis crew, killed himself when he realized he was about to be uncovered.

James Gord, 57, hanged himself with a braided nylon rope within the storage of his house in Beavercreek, Ohio, in keeping with an post-mortem report obtained completely by DailyMail.com.

Gord’s loss of life on September 10 final 12 months got here as investigators had been closing in on him for persuading colleague Sukesh Roy to rent $400-an-hour intercourse employee Amanda Savino to a extremely delicate place, though she may barely use a pc.

Gord labored within the hypersonics directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base close to Dayton, Ohio. At the time Roy was a contractor whose firm Spectral Energies supplied laser imaging of turbine engines for the lab.

The two males had identified one another for 17 years and had turn out to be shut pals, FBI agent Jacqueline Horton wrote in an affidavit to assist the search warrant request. Gord had awarded tens of millions of {dollars} in annual grants to Roy’s firm for his work.

Dr. James Gord was accused of tricking a supervisor into hiring sex worker Amanda Savino, 32, onto a team tasked with developing hypersonic jet engines

Dr. James Gord was accused of tricking a supervisor into hiring intercourse employee Amanda Savino, 32, onto a crew tasked with creating hypersonic jet engines

DailyMail.com can reveal that Gord, 57, hanged himself in the garage of his home in Beavercreek, Ohio, on September 10, 2021

DailyMail.com can reveal that Gord, 57, hanged himself within the storage of his house in Beavercreek, Ohio, on September 10, 2021

Roy wouldn’t come to the door of his home in Dayton. His spouse stated he was napping and wouldn’t remark anyway.

Attempts to contact Savino had been unsuccessful.

The sleazy particulars of Gord’s case had been unsealed by a federal courtroom in Ohio final month after the file was closed.

A search warrant, launched by the courtroom confirmed the FBI wished to comb by Google and Yahoo computer systems to search out proof of his scheme.

Spectral Energies CEO Sukesh Roy hired Savino after Gord spoke on her behalf and provided a false story about her background

Spectral Energies CEO Sukesh Roy employed Savino after Gord spoke on her behalf and supplied a false story about her background

But Gord’s suicide put an finish to the case earlier than he might be prosecuted.

In 2017, Gord informed Roy that he had met Savino, 32, on a aircraft and ‘was very impressed with how she introduced herself,’ Horton wrote.

He claimed they had been sitting subsequent to one another on a flight from Dallas to Dayton when Savino seen the work he was doing on his laptop computer they usually struck up a dialog as a result of she had an curiosity within the topic.

The reality was that that they had met when he employed her at $400-an-hour by a Cincinnati escort service referred to as Discreet Desires.

‘Gord extremely inspired Roy to rent Savino, talking favorably of Savino’s technical experience,’ Horton wrote.

‘He then completed by stating ”she’s additionally actually sizzling.”’

But Roy quickly discovered that Savino wasn’t as much as the job, Horton added.

‘Roy rapidly grew annoyed with Savino’s lack of functionality within the place.

‘(She) didn’t totally perceive the way to use primary phrase processing and doc creation software program and struggled to formulate coherent interoffice emails.’

And when she could not present her faculty transcripts – supposedly for an artwork diploma from the University of Florida, a biochemistry diploma from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and from time learning for a medical diploma on the University of Cincinnati Medical School – he confronted Gord, who was pressured to confess he was having an affair together with her.

But by this time Savino had already discovered new shoppers on the air pressure base. 

One man, a contractor on the Ballistic Missile Systems Integration Flight, recognized solely as Dr. IK, paid her $20,000 a 12 months to scrub his condo within the nude and provides him oral intercourse, in keeping with the warrant.

Sex worker Amanda Savino, 32, was employed on a team tasked with developing hypersonic jet engines and rockets at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio

Sex employee Amanda Savino, 32, was employed on a crew tasked with creating hypersonic jet engines and rockets at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base close to Dayton, Ohio

The autopsy report obtained by DailyMail.com reveals that Gord killed himself by hanging

The post-mortem report obtained by DailyMail.com reveals that Gord killed himself by hanging 

When brokers searched Gord’s pc they discovered he had stored a document of a minimum of 27 prostitutes he had slept with throughout travels across the nation for his job.

Many of them, Horton revealed, ‘had been overseas nationals from nations thought-about U.S. National Security considerations.’

Gord informed Roy he would take out money advances in opposition to his authorities journey card to pay the ladies so his spouse Renee and their youngsters wouldn’t discover out.

He stated he paid Savino, who he additionally persuaded to assert she was a licensed firefighter and EMT, $400 an hour for ‘numerous sexual acts.’

Despite revealing Savino’s true identification, Gord nonetheless requested Roy to broaden her technical analysis duties with the navy contractor, and even to incorporate her identify on analysis publications.

He additionally urged him to nominate her consultant for Spectral Energies for any duties exterior of the Dayton space.

‘Roy refused each requests, citing Savino’s place with the corporate as an administrative technician and since she was not a technical skilled of their area,’ Horton wrote within the affidavit.

The warrant stated that Roy met along with his legal professional to debate firing Savino, however was suggested to attend till her one-year assessment in November 2018 to ‘restrict the corporate’s potential legal responsibility.’

But when Gord found his pal wished to dismiss his lover, he threatened the Bangladesh-born scientist.

‘Gord then acknowledged he would come to Building 5 with one in every of his many weapons to ”finish all of it,”’ the warrant learn.

‘Roy perceived this to imply that Gord would kill Roy after which himself.’

He additionally informed Roy that, as an immigrant, the ‘outdated boys membership’ at analysis lab would by no means consider his model of the story.

But two weeks earlier than Savino’s one 12 months assessment, she determined to go away Spectral and be a part of a competitor firm, Innovative Scientific Solutions Incorporated (ISSI).

Gord then lower an annual Air Force Research Lab grant to Roy’s firm from $250,000 to $100,000, giving the opposite $150,000 to ISSI.

The crimes laid out against Gord and Savino, as listed in the warrant issued. They included embezzlement/misuse of government property, false, fictitious, or fraudulent claims, ethnic intimidation, aggravated menacing, and extortion of officers or employees of the United States

The crimes laid out in opposition to Gord and Savino, as listed within the warrant issued. They included embezzlement/misuse of presidency property, false, fictitious, or fraudulent claims, ethnic intimidation, aggravated menacing, and extortion of officers or staff of the United States

‘This was the primary time in years that Gord didn’t allocate his total analysis price range to Spectral Energies,’ Horton wrote.

‘The timing of Gord’s determination corresponded to Savino’s new place at ISSI,’ Horton wrote, noting {that a} search of Gord’s cellphone revealed that he informed Savino the grant would cowl her ISSI wage.

That was an excessive amount of for Roy who then reported his former pal to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, which quickly realized Savino had fabricated her faculty schooling.

When brokers searched Gord’s workplace in April 2019 they discovered girls’s underwear, a field of Trojan condoms – a 12pack containing solely 10 – and a number of other empty bottles of erectile dysfunction remedy.

When they searched his pc they discovered an e mail from Gord to Savino explaining his desire for ‘attractive lingerie’ and erotic clothes and asking her to spend total nights with him saying that sleeping collectively was ‘essential to him.’

He additionally requested her to ‘carry her Screaming O.’ Horton dryly interpreted that as ‘A request that Savino orgasm throughout intercourse.”