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Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is currently standing trial in federal court on charges of illegal cigarette and alcohol trafficking, murder for hire, racketeering and money laundering. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is currently standing trial in federal court on charges of illegal cigarette and alcohol trafficking, murder for hire, racketeering and money laundering. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)

First witnesses take stand in Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow trial

The first two witnesses in the the murder and racketeering trial of…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prosecutors: ‘Shrimp Boy’ at center of ‘criminal underworld’

The first day of the organized crime trial of Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prosecution, defense give opening statements in ‘Shrimp Boy’ trial

A prosecutor told a federal jury in San Francisco Monday that Chinatown fraternal…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Shrimp Boy’ trial to start Nov. 2, federal request for continuance denied

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow's federal racketeering trial will begin in November as…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Shrimp Boy’ trial to start Nov. 2 despite new charges to come

Despite expected new charges in the racketeering case against Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to 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)
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Alameda County prosecutor caught up in ‘Shrimp Boy’ case cleared of wrongdoing

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

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

New filings in ‘Shrimp Boy’ case raise questions about 2006 Chinatown homicide

Recent filings in the federal racketeering case against Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow…

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

Judge denies request to dismiss ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow case

A motion to dismiss racketeering charges against Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. Examiner photo by Jen Siska.
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

US Attorney calls Chow’s claims ‘fantastical’

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow’s claim that he was unfairly prosecuted while others…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reportedly took "substantial bribes in exchange for favors" in relation to campaign finances, according to new documents from an FBI probe of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin, 2011 S.F. Examiner)

Lee allegedly knew of illegal money exchanges

Mayor Ed Lee knew his underlings were arranging campaign money laundering schemes,…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reportedly took "substantial bribes in exchange for favors" in relation to campaign finances, according to new documents from an FBI probe of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin, 2011 S.F. Examiner)
SA plaque dedicated to Sululagi Palega Jr., who was shot and killed in 1994, sits at the Portola Recreation Center. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)

SFMTA employee accused of selling guns to FBI, son killed in 1994 shooting

Star quarterback. Future Recreation and Park Department director. Hometown hero. Sululagi Palega…

SA plaque dedicated to Sululagi Palega Jr., who was shot and killed in 1994, sits at the Portola Recreation Center. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)
J. Tony Serra, an attorney for Raymond Chow, addresses the media after his client's federal court appearance in San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Kate Rogers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Racketeering trial date set for Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow’s trial will begin in mid-October, along with seven…

J. Tony Serra, an attorney for Raymond Chow, addresses the media after his client's federal court appearance in San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Kate Rogers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Top SF stories: 2014 packed a punch in the news world

A state senator, a 'Shrimp Boy' and a salacious scandal San Francisco…

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Noah Berger/ap file photoSuspended state Sen. Leland Yee has been given a June federal court date to face charges in a corruption case.

Leland Yee case filing alleges unidentified politician took money from undercover agent

An undercover FBI agent gave campaign donations to an unnamed Bay Area…

Noah Berger/ap file photoSuspended state Sen. Leland Yee has been given a June federal court date to face charges in a corruption case.

Shrimp Boy’s civil lawsuit against SF mayor full of accusations, not evidence

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suing Mayor Ed Lee and The City…

Dentist accused of conspiring with Leland Yee to traffic firearms dies

A Daly City dentist accused of participating in a conspiracy with indicted…

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Undercover FBI agent was removed from Leland Yee case

One of the lead undercover FBI agents in the years-long investigation into…

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