fraud http://kalw.org en State Senator Leland Yee charged with public corruption, arms trafficking http://kalw.org/post/state-senator-leland-yee-charged-public-corruption-arms-trafficking <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-2b8232e1-00d3-b9ac-1216-fac18f8f2b2f"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">State Democratic Senator Leland Yee has been charged with public corruption, after a series of raids this morning by the FBI and gang task force officials. Yee’s Senate office in Sacramento was searched, and he was arrested at his Sunset district home in San Francisco.</span></span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:13:45 +0000 Angela Johnston 41526 at http://kalw.org State Senator Leland Yee charged with public corruption, arms trafficking East Bay Express: Oakland's surveillance contractor has a history of fraud http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-oaklands-surveillance-contractor-has-history-fraud <p style="margin-top: 1.12em; margin-bottom: 1.12em; padding: 0px; color: rgb(35, 35, 35); line-height: 1.6em; font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em;">Last month, the Oakland City Council approved a controversial $2 million deal to continue construction on the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) — a surveillance hub for the Port of Oakland that has mushroomed into a citywide system. Civil libertarians and numerous Oakland residents oppose the DAC, especially its breadth, contending that it will infringe on people's privacy rights and could be used to target political protesters. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:54:24 +0000 Darwin BondGraham & Ali Winston 32343 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Oakland's surveillance contractor has a history of fraud