Cali Pol Charged With Gunrunning

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 08:  California State senator and San Francisco mayoral candidate Leland Yee greets commuters as he campaigns in a MUNI station on November 8, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  Candidates for San Francisco mayor are making one last push to encourage people to vote as San Franciscans head to the polls to vote for a new mayor, district attorney and sheriff.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    California State Sen. Leland Yee is accused of conspiracy to deal firearms and wire fraud, according to allegations outlined in an FBI affidavit. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the reported former leader of a Chinese criminal gang with ties to Hong Kong, was also named in the affidavit and is accused of money laundering, conspiracy to receive and transport stolen property, and conspiracy to traffic contraband cigarettes. He and Yee were arrested Wednesday.

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