A man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco’s Chinatown pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new charge of racketeering.
Could state senator Leland Yee really have obtained shoulder-fired missiles, as the FBI says he claimed during a sting operation that led to his arrest? One expert says yes.
A former FBI employee and his wife pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in San Francisco to bank fraud in connection to mortgages they obtained for rental homes in Daly City and San Bruno, according to federal prosecutors.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a Chinatown association leader accused of money laundering and plotting to sell stolen goods, returns to a San Francisco courtroom Thursday morning.
The agency says they have received information into a possible witness to the string or murders on the Peninsula in the first four months of 1976.
Eric “Red” Omuro, 53, is now in the custody of the FBI after he failed to show up in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins at 9:30 a.m. to identify an attorney and enter a plea, according to FBI spokesman Peter Lee.
Prosecutors Allege San Francisco Bomb Suspect Had Makings Of Ricin Poison At His Apartment; Bail Denied
The man arrested in San Francisco after a nationwide FBI manhunt and charged with possessing an illegal destructive device was denied bail Monday as prosecutors revealed the suspect allegedly had the makings of a lethal toxin in his apartment.
The town of Colma, home to 1,593 residents and 1,000 times more deceased residents of the many cemeteries there, has 12 police officers – the largest ratio of any Bay Area city.
His attorney, Tony Serra, said he was “depressed” by the decision, which he said was based on unsubstantiated claims by the prosecution, and said he plans to appeal.