State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco is accused of conspiring to traffic in arms from the Philippines and taking bribes. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
By NORIMITSU ONISHI
APRIL 3, 2014
SACRAMENTO — One state senator was charged with conspiring to traffic in arms from the Philippines, and taking bribes from undercover F.B.I. agents including one who posed as a marijuana dealer. Another was accused of taking bribes from federal agents impersonating Hollywood film executives. And a third was convicted of perjury and voter fraud after lying about where he lived when he ran for office.
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