Lawsuit By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been hit with a civil lawsuit accusing him of accepting illegal campaign donations from an undercover FBI agent involved in the corruption probe and State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, and 26 other defendants.
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.
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.
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.
Some street peddlers in San Francisco’s Mission District have taken advantage of the corruption scandal involving State Sen. Leland Yee by selling “Free Yee” T-Shirts.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.
A federal grand jury delivered an indictment in the Leland Yee political corruption case Friday, naming the suspended state senator and 28 other people on 50 different counts.
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.
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.