The criminal case against a former San Francisco Chinatown gangster will continue after a federal judge denied his request to have the charges thrown out.
Lawyers defending Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow in his corruption case have filed an affidavit which cites FBI documentation accusing San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city and state officials of participating in alleged bribery schemes, contract rigging and money laundering.
Former state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday to one count of participating in a racketeering conspiracy to solicit campaign contributions in exchange for political favors.
The attorney for a man at the center of a federal racketeering and money laundering case involving former state senator Leland Yee says other politicians may be implicated.
The case against 29 defendants including suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow will have to be split into smaller groups before the case can go to trial.
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.
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.
Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and a list of 27 other defendants in a government case were back in court on Friday. Federal prosecutors say more charges and defendants are expected to be added to the case.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Jose Wednesday unsealed a 41-count indictment against 27 members of the San Jose-based “Mexican Mafia” street gang the Sur Santos Pride on racketeering, murder, drug dealing, firearms and other charges.