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Murder For Hire

Political consultant and former San Francisco School Board president Keith Jackson. (CBS)

San Francisco Magistrate Denies Bail To Keith Jackson’s Son On Murder-For-Hire, Firearms, Drug Charges

Although his father is free on bond while facing similar and heavier charges, the son of former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson was denied bail by a U.S. magistrate Monday while he awaits trial on murder-for-hire, firearms and drug conspiracy counts.

04/21/2014

Political consultant and former San Francisco School Board president Keith Jackson. (CBS)

Attorney For Co-Defendant In Leland Yee Case Claims FBI ‘Trolling’ For Criminals

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.

04/01/2014

Marlon Sullivan (The Novo Agency)

San Francisco Sports Agent With NFL Clients Netted In FBI Corruption Raids, Accused In Murder For Hire Plot

One of the men arrested in the FBI raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento that netted a California State Senator Wednesday is a San Francisco sports agent who has worked with a number of high-profile athletes and belongs to a firm catering to upper-echelon sports figures.

03/27/2014

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

Alleged Drug Kingpin Arrested At SF Library Ordered Held Without Bail

A San Francisco man has been ordered held without bail in New York after a prosecutor accused him of running a massive online drug empire and paying $730,000 to try to kill six people.

11/21/2013

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

More Arrests After Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Nabbed In San Francisco

Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week’s closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.

10/08/2013

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

SF Bail Hearing Postponed For Accused Online Drug Kingpin

A man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.

10/04/2013

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

Alleged SF Online Drug Kingpin Also Accused Of Seeking Murders-For-Hire

A man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.

10/03/2013

Darlene McDade

Vallejo Woman Accused Of Hiring Teens To Kill Ex-‘s New Wife

A 36-year-old Vallejo woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly hiring two teens to kill her ex-boyfriend’s new wife, according to authorities.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011