Shrimp Boy

From left, prosecutor William Frentzen, defendant Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, defense attorney Matt Dirkes and Judge Charles Breyer are pictured inside U.S. District Court on Thursday where Chow was sentenced to life without parole for charges related to murder and racketeering. (Rendering by Vicki Behringer/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow maintains innocence before receiving life sentence

A defiant and sharply-dress Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow maintained his innocence Thursday…

 

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for charges related to murder and racketeering. (Jen Siska/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow sentenced to life without parole

Convicted Chinatown gangster Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who admittedly first dabbled in…

 

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, at a ceremony inside the Ghee Kung Tong, which he headed as its dragon head. Chow was made head of the fraternal organization in 2006. (Courtesy/Chow's legal team)

Judge sets Aug. 4 sentencing date for Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow

A federal judge in San Francisco set an Aug. 4 sentencing date…

 

Tony Serra (right) and Curtis Briggs represented Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow during his trial last year. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Judge allows one attorney to withdraw from ‘Shrimp Boy’ case

Veteran defense attorney Tony Serra will continue to represent convicted racketeer Raymond…

Tony Serra (right) and Curtis Briggs represented Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow during his trial last year. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)

Attorneys for ‘Shrimp Boy’ seek to withdraw from case

After more than two years defending convicted murderer and Chinatown gang leader…

Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)
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…

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)
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)

Ex-state Sen. Yee, former SF school board president ask for short sentences in corruption case

The defense attorneys for a former state senator and an ex-San Francisco…

Former state Sen. Leland Yee (AP file photo)

Prosecutors seek 8-year sentence for Leland Yee

Prosecutors urged a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday to send…

Former state Sen. Leland Yee (AP file photo)

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)
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)

Chow trial political fallout: Looking back at the ‘Shrimp Boy’ saga

On Friday, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, who has a shaved head and…

UPDATE: ‘Shrimp Boy’ found guilty of murder, racketeering

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was convicted by jurors on Friday morning of…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, at a ceremony inside the Ghee Kung Tong, which he headed as its dragon head. Chow was made head of the fraternal organization in 2006. (Courtesy/Chow's legal team)

‘Shrimp Boy’ defense closes case in alleged Chinatown mobster’s federal trial

The defense team for alleged Chinatown crime lord Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, at a ceremony inside the Ghee Kung Tong, which he headed as its dragon head. Chow was made head of the fraternal organization in 2006. (Courtesy/Chow's legal team)
An artist's rendering depicts defendant Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, right, answering questions from his attorney, Tony Serra, in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. (Vicki Behringer/Special to S.F. Examiner)

As ‘Shrimp Boy’ trial prepares to wrap up, defense alleges mistreatment in court

The trial of an alleged Chinatown crime boss who says he is…

An artist's rendering depicts defendant Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, right, answering questions from his attorney, Tony Serra, in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. (Vicki Behringer/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A map of the players in the ‘Shrimp Boy’ organized crime case

The indictment and trial of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow has been in…

(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chow trial breaks for two weeks

The trial of alleged Chinatown crime boss Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow will…

(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Undercover FBI agent described money laundering operation sanctioned by “Shrimp Boy”

An undercover FBI agent, known by his alias David Jordan, testified for…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)