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.
Undercover FBI Agent Testifies About Alleged Payoffs To ‘Shrimp Boy’ ChowAn undercover FBI agent continued testimony Thursday in the racketeering trial of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow in federal court in Francisco about payoffs he allegedly gave Chow for introducing him to associates who would carry out crimes.
Federal Agents Accused Of Bugging Steps Outside San Mateo County CourthouseFBI agents are accused of planting concealed microphones to record conversations on the steps just outside the San Mateo County Courthouse, court documents revealed Tuesday.
Undercover FBI Agent Testifies In ‘Shrimp Boy’ Murder, Racketeering TrialThe undercover FBI agent at the center of an organized crime investigation in San Francisco's Chinatown testified Tuesday that he posed as a vulgar, racist member of an East Coast crime syndicate that was involved in illegal sports betting and marijuana cultivation and needed help laundering money.
Feds, Oakland Police Crackdown On Gang MembersFederal and local authorities launched a series of raids early Friday in Oakland, detaining 15 known gang members and seizing drugs and guns.
Ex-Marine Indicted In Vallejo Kidnapping CaseA federal grand jury has indicted a disbarred lawyer and former ex-Marine on a charge of kidnaping a Vallejo woman in March, according to U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner.
FBI Assisting Santa Clara Co. Sheriff’s Investigation Of 100 Inmate ComplaintsThe Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is getting help from the FBI and retired employees to look into the nearly 100 jail complaints it has received since three deputies allegedly killed an inmate in August, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
Retweets Can Be Seen As Endorsements In Criminal InvestigationsTwitter users beware: retweeting can be seen by the government as endorsements, and even evidence in criminal investigations.
FBI Agents Attended Burning Man To Collect Intelligence, Documents ShowAs thousands of revelers start making the trek home from the Burning Man festival in Northern Nevada, newly released documents reveal the FBI spied on the event a few years ago.
Did Fugitive Mexican Drug Kingpin's Son Post Photo Of 'El Chapo' On Twitter?This week a picture of someone resembling Mexico’s notorious drug cartel kingpin "El Chapo" was posted on a Twitter page purported to belong to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son.
Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuations, Traffic Backup At Los Angeles Int'l AirportA bomb threat phoned in to the FBI has triggered the evacuation of several terminals at Los Angeles International Airport.
SF Woman, Novato Man Charged In International Child Porn CaseA San Francisco woman and a Novato man have been arrested in a child pornography investigation that crossed state lines and international borders, San Francisco police said Friday.