corruption

SF plans improvements for whistleblower program

See something wrong, blow the whistle. That’s the message sent by the…

 

Retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson appear in court Friday, January 29, 2016 (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Evidence in SF corruption case will remain under seal, judge rules

The details of corruption charges filed against three former San Francisco public…

 

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SFPD officer charged with overtime fraud, booked into County Jail

A San Francisco police officer was booked into County Jail on Monday…

 

Protesters rally in support of data privacy outside the Apple store in San Francsico on Feb. 23. in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Protect yourself from digital intrusion

This week’s question comes from Joel F. in Berkeley, who asks: Q:…

Protesters rally in support of data privacy outside the Apple store in San Francsico on Feb. 23. in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SF jail accountability remains in question after ‘gladiator’ fights charges announced

Few concrete plans by San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy emerged Tuesday in…

No pleas entered in political corruption case; gag order still up in the air

No pleas were entered Monday morning in a corruption case against three…

DA, FBI announce formation of political corruption task force

A joint task force to root out political corruption in San Francisco…

Charges should be dropped against SF political operatives, say lawyers

Lawyers for three San Francisco political operatives charged with bribery say the…

VIDEO: Arraignment of political operatives in corruption case postponed

The arraignment of a trio of San Francisco political operatives caught up…

The San Francisco Fire Department is one of few departments that still uses wooden ladders in its daily operation. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Lee donor won city contract for S.F. fire truck ladders

The lumber company that contributed to Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign through two…

The San Francisco Fire Department is one of few departments that still uses wooden ladders in its daily operation. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

New corruption charges include alleged straw donor scheme

Keith Jackson, the former school board president charged in relation to a…

Mayor Lee at center of new details of bribery allegations

New details about the bribery charges against three former San Francisco political…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson on Friday. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Officials at City Hall note lack of surprise after corruption charges

There’s little sense of surprise around City Hall in the wake of…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson on Friday. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former SF political operatives charged with felony bribery, money laundering

A retired city employee and a former city commissioner who are at…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City contract followed campaign gifts for Mayor Lee

The pair who allegedly solicited with Mayor Ed Lee’s knowledge a $10,000…

San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)

New charges in ‘Shrimp Boy’ case could result in death penalty, feds want continuance

Federal prosecutors say they need more time to prepare for a new…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)
Sharmin Bock

Alameda County prosecutor caught up in ‘Shrimp Boy’ case cleared of wrongdoing

An Alameda County prosecutor caught up in the Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow…

Sharmin Bock
(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Don’t settle for a corrupt city

We’ve gotten complacent in San Francisco. Sure, we’ve got the nation’s highest…

(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Former State Senator Leland Yee leaves the San Francisco Federal Building after pleading guilty to felony charge of racketeering as part of plea deal Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Update: Leland Yee changes plea on racketeering charges

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who faced gun-running and racketeering charges in…

Former State Senator Leland Yee leaves the San Francisco Federal Building after pleading guilty to felony charge of racketeering as part of plea deal Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Ennio Leanza/AP PhotoA man walks next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA on Wednesday, only hours after…

Ennio Leanza/AP PhotoA man walks next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich