Corruption

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

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Set To Begin in San Francisco Police Officers’ Corruption Case

A San Francisco police officer corruption case is going to a jury on Monday where the officers are charged with conspiracy to commit theft from the Police Department, theft of more than $5,000 and conspiracy to violate civil rights.

11/25/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Accusations Of Corrupt Political Exchange Between PG&E And Regulator

A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.

11/19/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former SFPD Officer Said 2 Officers On Trial Joined Him Stealing Money, Drugs During Arrests

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury Monday that he stole money, property and drugs during searches and arrests and said he did it with two other officers now on trial.

11/17/2014

Comedian Katt Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rappers, Comedians Involved Leland Yee Case

The plot thickens. Suge Knight, Kat Williams & Too Short mentioned in Yee case…

10/23/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Lawsuit By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been hit with a civil lawsuit accusing him of accepting illegal campaign donations from an undercover FBI agent involved in the corruption probe and State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, and 26 other defendants.

09/22/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Daly City Dentist Accused Of Conspiring With Leland Yee To Traffic Firearms Dies

A Daly City dentist accused of participating in a conspiracy with indicted state Sen. Leland Yee to import illegal weapons from the Philippines died early Tuesday, his attorney said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s Request To Lift Gag Order In Yee Corruption Case Denied

The federal judge hearing the organized crime and corruption case involving suspended state Senator Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow on Wednesday denied a request to lift a gag order.

08/21/2014

State Sen. Leland Yee is surrounded by members of the press as he leaves the federal courthouse in San Francisco, March 31, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Corruption Case To Be Split Up In Smaller Groups

The case against 29 defendants including suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow will have to be split into smaller groups before the case can go to trial.

08/08/2014

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