San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru Charged with Fraud

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San Francisco Director of Public Works Mohammed Nuru speaks before a tour of the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco on Jan. 22, 2020. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

A longtime fixture in city hall, San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru was charged with fraud Tuesday along with the owner of Lefty O'Doul's baseball-themed bar and restaurant. We break down the Federal Bureau of Investigation's involvement in the case and what the arrest means for city hall.

Guests:

Scott Shafer , senior editor, KQED’s California Politics and Government desk; co-host of KQED's "Political Breakdown" show

Marisa Lagos , politics correspondent, KQED; co-host of KQED's "Political Breakdown" show

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