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FBI Raids State Senator’s Office; other Chinatown and San Francisco Locations

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting raids at several locations in San Francisco and Sacramento, including sending officers to the offices belonging to State Senator Leland Yee.

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CHP and other law enforcement officers are at Senator Yee’s office at the State Capitol. They have not made any comments about what they are looking for.

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Senator Yee has been arrested at a location in San Francisco. He will appear in San Francisco court Wednesday afternoon. There are reports he is facing bribery and public corruption charges.

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An officer stands guard outside State Senator Leland Yee’s office at the State Capitol.

The raids started early Wednesday morning, at locations in Chinatown including a building for the Ghee Kung Tong Supreme Lodge, Chinese Freemasons of the World.

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The exact nature of the search is not being disclosed at this time. However, FOX40 has learned drugs may have been confiscated at one of the raid locations.

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Senator Yee is one of six people running for Secretary of State this year.

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