SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An undercover FBI agent known as “UCE 4599” in the federal criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday reveals 137 pages of evidence in a years-long investigation leading to the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee on charges related to alleged roles in money laundering, arms dealing, and his close associations with suspects in a murder for hire plot.
The entire document details the alleged crimes of at least 26 people, including the state senator.READ MORE: Pandemic-Inspired Art Greets Visitors to Newly-Reopened San Francisco Museums
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Pages 82 through 85 detail in great depth what may be the most damning charges, involving setting up an arms deal in exchange for funds to guarantee Yee wins his upcoming election to be California’s secretary of state. The deal would have allegedly involved an associate who had also been the source of firearms supplied to Muslim rebels in the Philippines.MORE NEWS: UC Researchers Find North Coast Kelp Forest Nearly Wiped Out
Later, in Page 95, the agent reveals more about the senator’s life, and possible emotional motivators in his alleged criminal dealings.