Oakland Looks To Form Independent Police Commission In Wake Of Department ScandalsOakland may soon be taking a page from San Francisco with the creation of its own independent police commission that would have access to all police records, investigate alleged misconduct and be able to discipline and fire officers and the chief.
Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Leland Yee Sentenced To 5 Years In Political Corruption CaseFormer state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) was sentenced to five years in federal prison Wednesday for his political corruption conviction.
San Francisco DA, FBI Launch Task Force To Battle Public CorruptionSan Francisco prosecutors will join forces with the FBI in a task force to investigate public corruption, District Attorney George Gascon said Tuesday.
US Indicts 16 More In Probe Of World Soccer CorruptionFive current and former members of FIFA's ruling executive committee were among 16 additional men indicted on corruption charges Thursday as part of U.S. prosecutors' widening investigation into soccer corruption.
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.

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