'Shrimp Boy' Court Filings Allege Mayor Ed Lee Wrongdoing

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Lawyers for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a former Chinatown gang leader facing a host of federal criminal charges, filed a motion Tuesday alleging campaign finance misdeeds by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other local officials. Citing details from an FBI investigation, the filings state that Lee "took substantial bribes in exchange for favors." The mayor's office denies that the FBI evidence implicates him in any wrongdoing. We discuss the charges and other developments in the federal case against Chow.

USA v. Raymond Chow: Motion to Dismiss for Selective Prosecution


Jonah Owen Lamb, staff writer for the SF Examiner

Marisa Lagos, reporter for KQED's California Politics and Government Desk