San Francisco Disposal Companies Admit To Bribing Former Public Works Director Mohammed NuruSan Francisco's three major trash disposal companies have admitted to paying $150,000 a year in bribes to a non-profit organization controlled by former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru from 2014 through the end of 2019 for favored treatment in doing business with the city, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
Former Recology Exec Agrees To Plead Guilty, Cooperate In SF City Hall Corruption ProbeA former executive with Recology has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with federal investigators looking into corruption at City Hall, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Former San Francisco Building Inspection Commission President Facing Federal Fraud ChargesA federal grand jury has indicted former San Francisco Building Inspection Commission President Rodrigo Santos on bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and obstruction of justice charges, federal prosecutors have announced.
San Francisco Corruption Scandal: 2nd Recology Exec Charged With Bribery, Money LaunderingA second former executive at waste and recycling company Recology has been charged with bribery in connection with a city hall corruption scandal that has ensnared former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru and other city officials.
SF Corruption Probe: Recology Agrees To $100 Million Settlement, Refunds For Trash, Recycling OverchargesRecology San Francisco, the city's waste and recycling contractor, will lower rates and reimburse customers for overcharges in a $100 million lawsuit settlement with the city attorney's office.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission GM Harlan Kelly Charged With Fraud As Part Of Corruption SchemeHarlan Kelly Jr., the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SF PUC), is facing federal bribery and fraud charges following a reported raid at his home Monday.
San Francisco Trash Company Exec Charged With Bribery, Money Laundering In Public Works ScandalAn executive with waste and recycling company Recology San Francisco has been charged with bribery and money laundering as part of the corruption scandal embroiling the city's Public Works Department and other city departments.
San Francisco Supes Introduce Anti-Shakedown-Donations LegislationDuring Tuesday's San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Matt Haney introduced legislation that would eliminate what he calls “shakedown donations” -- when a city department leader solicits donations from people seeking contracts or land use permits.
San Francisco Public Works Employees Demand Safe Dedicated Restrooms During The PandemicUnion leaders representing more than 350 San Francisco Public Works employees are calling on Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors to require the city to provide dedicated restrooms for its workers.
San Francisco Corruption Case Expands: 2 More Charged, 2 Plead GuiltyU.S. Attorneys charged the heads of an Oakland engineering firm with bribery and connected them to a widespread corruption scandal in San Francisco’s Department of Public Works.
SF Supes Don't Approve Public Advocate Office For Whistleblower ComplaintsThe Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a handful of charter amendments to be placed on the San Francisco's November ballot, but ultimately shot down one measure that would've created a Public Advocate Office.
SF Supe Introduces Anti-Corruption Legislation In Wake Of Public Works ScandalIn the wake of the release of a preliminary report probing a public corruption scandal in San Francisco's Dept. of Public Works, Sup. Matt Haney will introduce an anti-corruption legislative package.
San Francisco Contractor Pleads Guilty In Nuru Corruption ScandalCourt documents unsealed Wednesday named a San Francisco contractor as the latest defendant involved in Mohammed Nuru Public Works scandal to plead guilty to charges, according to law enforcement.
San Francisco City Hall Corruption Scandal: Mayor Breed Fires Indicted City Fix-It Program DirectorSandra Zuniga, a San Francisco city official accused of laundering money for indicted former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, has been removed from her job duties by Mayor London Breed.
'This Is Money Laundering 101'; More People Charged In Widening SF Public Corruption ProbeThree defendants in San Francisco's public corruption scandal -- Sandra Zuniga, Balmore Hernandez and Florence Kong -- were charged Monday with a variety of federal crimes including money laundering, bribery and making false statements to investigators all stemming from a probe of former San Francisco Public Works Chief Mohammed Nuru.