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.
Federal prosecutors have asked a U.S. judge in San Francisco to seal documents in which defense attorneys for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow claim prosecutors unfairly targeted him while avoiding a possible probe of city officials whose names surfaced in wiretaps.
Mayor Ed Lee’s squeaky clean image is under fire. The mayor talked exclusively to KPIX 5 about allegations that he was the target of an undercover FBI sting.
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.
Fifteen months after he was indicted by the feds, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is now headed to trial.
Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces corruption and money-laundering charges, and three other men are scheduled for change of plea hearings in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday.
The federal judge hearing the organized crime and corruption case involving suspended state Senator Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow on Wednesday denied a request to lift a gag order.
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.