Lawsuit By 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign ContributionsSan 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.
Hearing Postponed For 'Shrimp Boy' Chow In Corruption Case Involving State Sen. Leland YeeA 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.
Joe Montana Reportedly Eyed During FBI Sting On Leland YeeAs 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.”
FBI Asks To Talk To SF City Leaders In Yee Corruption InvestigationThe 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.
Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, Other Defendants Back In Court; Racketeering Charges Likely To Be Added 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.
Corruption Scandal Inspires ‘Free Yee’ T-Shirts In San Francisco’s Mission DistrictSome 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.
State Sen. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not GuiltySuspended 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.
State Sen. Yee, 'Shrimp Boy,' Keith Jackson, Others Formally Indicted In Corruption Case 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.
State Sen. Yee, "Shrimp Boy" Chow Obtain New Lawyers In Corruption, Gun-Trafficking ScandalSuspended 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.
Legislators Tip FBI To Additional Office Of Leland Yee In SacramentoFBI 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.
Leland Yee, 'Shrimp Boy' Reach International Scandal Milestone With Taiwanese Animation ParodyMuch has been made of the Holywood-like drama circling around the indictment of now-suspended State Senator Leland Yee, but it appears folks in Taiwan are way ahead of Tinseltown in getting the story on screen.
#LelandYee FBI Raid Explodes On Social Media, Offering Analysis, Depth To Story In the world capital of social media, where suspected felon and State Senator Leland Yee governs a district incorporating offices of Twitter and satellite offices of Facebook, it's no surprise that social media is exploding with the #LelandYee discussion, adding nuance and depth to an already riveting plot line.
Leland Yee Arrest Makes 3 Scandals In 3 Months For California State Senate DemocratsSo far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The separate investigations culminated Wednesday in the arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco on federal corruption charges that roiled the capital, leading one of Yee's opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a "corrupt institution."
State Sen. Leland Yee Arrested, Accused In Conspiracy Involving Arms Trafficking, Campaign FraudDemocratic State Senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday morning in a series of federal raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting an alleged corruption conspiracy involving arms trafficking and campaign fraud to fund his campaign for Secretary of State.
Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Senator Leland Yee's Alleged Ties to Gun Traffickers, Muslim Rebels, And Russian Arms Suppliers In Federal CaseAn 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 his alleged roles in money laundering, arms dealing, and his close association with suspects in a murder for hire plot.