Defense Attorney Grills Key FBI Witness at Chinatown Corruption TrialThe undercover FBI agent at the center of an organized crime investigation in San Francisco's Chinatown testified Monday that he did not always tell a key defendant why he was paying him and discussed investing in the defendant's book project.
Former NorCal Police Chief Sentenced In Car-Towing Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief was sentenced Tuesday for his role in a car-towing scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, Monterey County prosecutors said.
Prosecutors Claim Chow Filing Violated Protective Order, Seek To Have Documents SealedFederal 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.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Responds To Corruption Allegations By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow's LawyersMayor 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.
San Francisco Mayor Lee, City Leaders Accused Of Corruption In Court Filing By 'Shrimp Boy' LawyersLawyers 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.
Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting MexicansA 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.
FIFA President Resigns Amid Soccer Corruption ScandalFIFA 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.
Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 ArrestsThe votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal PrisonA 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.
Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Is InnocentThe 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.
Veteran Richmond Police Officer Fired, Accused Of Corruption In Many Drug CasesPolice 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.
2 SF Police Officers Convicted Of Stealing Money and Property During SearchesConvictions 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.