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.