California Official, 7 Others Charged In FBI Bid-Rigging StingFederal prosecutors have charged a former high-ranking official in California's veterans affairs department and seven other people in an investigation of alleged bid rigging on public construction contracts, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Notorious Chinatown Gang Leader Chow Sentenced To Life In PrisonRejecting a flurry of defense motions, a federal judge Thursday sentenced notorious San Francisco Chinatown crime figure Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow to life in prison for killing his rival.
Judge Grants Motion To Keep Evidence In SF Corruption Case From PublicThe details of corruption charges filed against three former San Francisco public officials accused of taking bribes remain under seal after a judge Tuesday granted a protective order at the request of prosecutors.
Leland Yee Sentenced To 5 Years In Political Corruption CaseFormer state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) was sentenced to five years in federal prison Wednesday for his political corruption conviction.
Defense Rests In Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow's San Francisco Murder TrialAfter two months of trial, the jury in the racketeering and murder case of Chinatown tong leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow in federal court in San Francisco is due to begin deliberating on a verdict early next week.
Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Wraps Up Testimony In SF Murder Case Against HimChinatown tong leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow ended three days of testimony in his federal murder and racketeering trial in San Francisco Wednesday by declaring, “I didn’t kill nobody.”
Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Says He Only Took Money To Show Respect During Murder TrialChinatown tong leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow insisted on his second day on the stand in federal court in San Francisco today that he gave up crime after 2003, didn’t plan two murders and took money from an undercover agent only as a symbol of respect.
FBI Agent Testifies Shrimp Boy Denied Knowledge Of CrimesThe FBI agent who spent more than three years posing as a member of an East Coast crime syndicate said a key defendant in an organized crime investigation in San Francisco's Chinatown tried to distance himself from any criminal activity.
Murder Charges Filed Against 'Shrimp Boy' Chow In SF Chinatown Racketeering ProbeA multi-year racketeering investigation of a San Francisco Chinatown group that led to the conviction of a California state senator escalated Friday when federal prosecutors charged a key defendant with murder.
Judge Won’t Delay ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s Nov. 2 Trial Date On RacketeeringProsecutors asked a judge to delay the Nov. 2 trial date for Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow while U.S. Justice Department officials decide whether to seek the death penalty for an expected new murder charge.
Prosecutors Plan To Charge 'Shrimp Boy' Chow With Soliciting Pair Of MurdersA prosecutor told a federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday that government lawyers are planning to add new charges against Chinatown association leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow of soliciting two murders.
Alameda County Deputy DA Cleared Of Wrongdoing Allegations From 'Shrimp Boy' LawyerA veteran Alameda County prosecutor has returned to work after an investigation found that she didn't commit any ethical violations when she unsuccessfully ran for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Friday.
Prosecutor: Evidence Links 'Shrimp Boy' Chow To San Francisco MurderA federal prosecutor claims he has evidence that Chinatown fraternal association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow solicited the murder of the leader who preceded him.
5 Co-Defendants Of Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Plead Guilty Before TrialLawyers for five defendants who were set to go on trial next month with Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow unexpectedly told a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday that their clients will plead guilty.
San Francisco Judge Denies 'Shrimp Boy' Request To Have Racketeering Charges TossedThe criminal case against a former San Francisco Chinatown gangster will continue after a federal judge denied his request to have the charges thrown out.