On Wednesday, there is widespread shock about Leland Yee’s arrest, and how much he may have been hiding.
Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Senator Leland Yee’s Alleged Ties to Gun Traffickers, Muslim Rebels, And Russian Arms Suppliers In Federal Case
An undercover FBI agent known as “UCE 4599″ in the federal criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday reveals 137 pages of evidence in a years-long investigation leading to the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee on charges related his alleged roles in money laundering, arms dealing, and his close association with suspects in a murder for hire plot.
With Democrat State Senator Leland Yee now under arrest in a federal investigation, and two other state senators taking a leave of absence earlier in March, the problems for the majority party in the California growing in Sacramento and could have larger impacts.
The series of raids across the Bay Area on Wednesday which included the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee may be related to organized crime in the Chinese-American community in San Francisco.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said he was “shocked’ by news of the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee Wednesday.
State Senator Leland Yee’s arrest Wednesday opens an unexpected chapter in the career of an accomplished lawmaker who has previously been targeted by accusations of wrongdoing.
Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.
The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a task force to gather information on a series of cold case murders, including the ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ that took place in the first four months of 1976 in San Mateo County.
The FBI has started a new campaign searching for a man suspected of two Bay Area bombings in 2003 who has evaded authorities for more than a decade, FBI officials said.