An anti-gun Senator charged with conspiring to illegally import firearms and sell without a license… But I thought he HATED firearms? His public record shows a long history of restricting 2nd Amendment rights of Californians.
California state Sen. Leland Yee was arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made by the FBI Wednesday morning during a massive FBI sting.
U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California said that Yee and Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, leader of the Chee Kung Tong Free Masons, were among 26 defendants charged in a federal criminal complaint.
Download the Indictment vs. Sen. Leland Yee (pdf)
Yee and Chow were arraigned before Federal Magistrate Judge Nathaniel Cousins in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.
The federal criminal complaint, filed on March 24, was unsealed in San Francisco Wednesday, charging the defendants with firearms trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire, drug distribution, trafficking in contraband cigarettes and honest services fraud, the FBI announced.
Yee was charged with conspiracy to traffic in firearms without a license, and to illegally import firearms as well as a scheme to defraud citizens of honest services.