By Rodel Rodis
California State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested at his San Francisco home by the FBI on March 26, 2014 on seven federal felony charges related to public corruption and gun trafficking charges, specifically with attempting to facilitate the purchase of automatic firearms and shoulder-launched missiles from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to smuggle into the US.
A Filipino American dentist has been linked to an alleged firearms trafficking conspiracy involving high profile Bay Area personalities State Senator Leland Yee and political consultant Keith Jackson.
By Emil Guillermo
The Oscar-nominated film “American Hustle” was based on the ABSCAM scandal of the 1970s, where a fake sheikh lures politicians big and small with loads of cash in exchange for influence.
Federal officials arrested California State Senator Leland Yee on March 26 on public corruption charges, wire fraud and conspiracy to deal firearms.
Twenty years after he allegedly gunned down his wife’s friend in a Philadelphia restaurant, a fugitive “spiritualist” who sold religious artifacts around the world is in custody after visiting the US Embassy in the Philippines.
A former professor of the University of Southern California (USC) accused of sex crimes involving two children in the Philippines has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in a newspaper and informed the US Embassy.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
Three Filipino men were convicted here yesterday (Tuesday in Manila) of illegally importing a grenade launcher, mortar launcher, rocket-propelled grenade and other military-grade weapons to the United States.
FBI’s San Francisco Field Office, acting special in charge Joel Moss presented the 2012 Director’s Community Leadership Award to Sisters of the Holy Family for their work in raising awareness on human trafficking and Internet safety at a ceremony held recently.
By Norman Bordadora
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Tuesday said the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) would have to get permission from the Philippine government before its agents could conduct their own probe into the killing of American George Anikow.
By Fat Reyes
The Philippine embassy in Washington on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) said that its officials asked for additional information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding the filing of a criminal complaint in California against a Filipino-American and three others for allegedly planning to mount terrorist attacks.