Corruption

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Prosecutors Claim Chow Filing Violated Protective Order, Seek To Have Documents Sealed

Federal prosecutors have asked a U.S. judge in San Francisco to seal documents in which defense attorneys for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow claim prosecutors unfairly targeted him while avoiding a possible probe of city officials whose names surfaced in wiretaps.

08/06/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is interviewed by KPIX 5 and KCBS Radio reporter Phil Matier, August 5, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Mayor Lee Responds To Corruption Allegations By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s Lawyers

Mayor Ed Lee’s squeaky clean image is under fire. The mayor talked exclusively to KPIX 5 about allegations that he was the target of an undercover FBI sting.

08/05/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Lee, City Leaders Accused Of Corruption In Court Filing By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Lawyers

Lawyers defending Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow in his corruption case have filed an affidavit which cites FBI documentation accusing San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city and state officials of participating in alleged bribery schemes, contract rigging and money laundering.

08/04/2015

Bruce Miller (Monterey County Sheriff's Office)

Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting Mexicans

A former acting King City police chief pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges in an alleged bribery scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.

07/20/2015

FIFA President Sepp Blatter gives a press conference at the end of a meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee on September 26, 2014 at the organization's headquarters in Zurich, after formalizing his candidacy for a 5th mandate at the head of the FIFA. AFP PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON        (Photo credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA President Resigns Amid Soccer Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigned Tuesday from soccer’s governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.

06/02/2015

TV stations work after a press conference at the FIFA headquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain top FIFA football officials as part of a US investigation. (Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 Arrests

The votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.

05/27/2015

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal Prison

A former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.

02/23/2015

Curtis Briggs

Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Is Innocent

The attorney for a man at the center of a federal racketeering and money laundering case involving former state senator Leland Yee says other politicians may be implicated.

02/15/2015

Former Richmond Police Officer Michael Wang. (CBS)

Veteran Richmond Police Officer Fired, Accused Of Corruption In Many Drug Cases

Police in Richmond have fired an officer accused of corruption involving years of drug cases. The fallout could clog the court system in Contra Costa County and lead to many convictions being overturned.

12/19/2014

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

2 SF Police Officers Convicted Of Stealing Money and Property During Searches

Convictions against Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmond Robles include wire fraud, conspiracy against civil rights and theft of more than $5000 from a federally funded program.

12/05/2014

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