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State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting
State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting

SAN FRANCISCO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a prominent figure in California's Democratic legislative majority, was arrested in a federal corruption investigation Wednesday along with an ostentatious gangster known as "Shrimp Boy" — who insisted that he had gone straight — and two dozen of their alleged associates. An affidavit filed in federal court in San Francisco by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua said there was probable cause to believe that Yee had conducted wire fraud and had engaged in a conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and illegally import firearms. Yee, 65, was taken into custody in San Francisco on Wednesday and was seen being...

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