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‘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)

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.

Shrimp Boy Raymond Chow (Associated Press)

‘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

Mayor Ed Lee (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.

Leland Yee (Justin Sullivan / Getty)