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Leland Yee

Democrat Leland Yee Sentenced to Five Years in Weapons Trafficking Case

A federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee on Wednesday to five years in prison after he acknowledged in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in bribes and discussed helping an undercover FBI agent buy automatic weapons from the Philippines.

Shrimp Boy Raymond Chow (Associated Press)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Takes the Stand

On Monday, Chee Kung Tong leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, 56–accused of racketeering, money laundering, murder and conspiracy–told a jury that his violent history stopped in 2003 or 2004 after three days of meditation, according to CBS San Francisco.

Shrimp Boy Raymond Chow (Associated Press)

Bizarre ‘Shrimp Boy’ Trial Starts in San Francisco

On Monday, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, 55, the leader of Ghee Kung Tong, the more than 150-year-old fraternal organization whose former leader Allen Leung was murdered in 2006, is standing trial on charges of murder and racketeering.

Shrimp Boy Raymond Chow (Associated Press)

Prosecutors Link ‘Shrimp Boy’ to 2006 Murder

On Monday, a federal prosecutor asserted that evidence exists revealing that Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, former leader of the Ghee Kung Tong gang, and now on trial for racketeering, solicited the murder of the gang’s previous leader, Allen Leung.

Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Accuses S.F. Mayor Ed Lee of Corruption

On Wednesday, San Francicso Mayor Ed Lee characterized the corruption accusations coming from Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and his attorneys as “orangutans trying to deflect attention.” Chow, indicted on multiple charges in April 2014–including firearms trafficking, money laundering to murder

Leland Yee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Gun Control Politician Pleads Guilty to Gun-Related Charges

Former California State Senator and top gun control advocate Leland Yee pleaded guilty Wednesday to public corruption. Still facing allegations of weapons trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire, and drug distribution, Yee’s plea deal seems to indicate that he is ready to “rat out” an even wider group of Bay Area and Sacramento conspirators.