Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10 corruption and bribery counts in an expanded grand jury indictment.
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.
Suspended state Senator Leland Yee, along with Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and 27 other defendants, have had new charges filed against them in federal court Friday, including racketeering in a Chinatown probe-political scandal.
A hearing for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a Chinatown association leader accused of money laundering and plotting to sell stolen goods, has been delayed until August 7, according to his attorney, Tony Serra.
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.
Getting a jump on tomorrow: “Shrimp Boy” returns to a San Francisco courtroom.
Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.
A man who pleaded guilty to threatening state Sen. Leland Yee last year and was found in possession of bombs and assault weapons at his Santa Clara home is facing up to 10 years in prison, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
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.