As Phil Matier first reported in the Chronicle, Joe Montana was also approached by and undercover agent. Matier’s sources said the 49er legend, who has been involved in some development deals, was contacted with a “business proposition.”
The FBI wants San Francisco city leaders to talk with the agency as part of an ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown.
Attorneys for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, an admitted San Francisco gang leader implicated in a federal indictment that also includes state Sen. Leland Yee, argued Thursday that Chow is a changed man since his release from prison a decade ago and has committed no new crimes.
The new, high-profile attorney in the corruption scandal that snared Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and State Sen. Leland Yee did not mince words when he criticized the government’s case.
The Senate removed pictures, video clips and legislative archives over the weekend involving Democratic Sens. Rod Wright of Los Angeles, Ron Calderon of Montebello and Leland Yee of San Francisco.
A Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, who faces public corruption, gun and drug charges, was granted release on a $250,000 bond by a federal magistrate in the city Thursday.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.
FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.