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CA Democrat's Alleged Arms Trafficking Scheme Linked to Islamist Rebels
Big Government ^ | 3/27/2014 | JOEL B. POLLAK

Posted on 03/27/2014 4:06:26 AM PDT by markomalley

The 137-page, FBI-sworn affidavit against California State Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat who is also running for Secretary of State, and over two dozen other individuals reads like a crime thriller. 

Beyond the widely reported stories of alleged wire fraud, money laundering, corruption, and bribery, the affidavit contains tales of alleged murder-for-hire plots involving a political consultant close to Yee, as well as large international weapons trafficking operations.

Indeed, while the media have fixated on the hypocrisy of a gun-control advocate--Yee sponsored legislation against detachable magazines, for example--alleged involvement in gun smuggling, few reports delve into the kind of weapons with which Yee was allegedly involved. 

The FBI affidavit describes conversations about shipments of automatic weapons and talk of heavier weapons, including shoulder-fired missiles and artillery.

One arms trafficker Yee allegedly discussed sourced weapons from Russia. Another trafficker, in an alleged meeting with Sen. Yee, political consultant Keith Jackson, and the FBI informant on March 11, 2014, allegedly discussed arms to be obtained from the Philippines. The affidavit claims the arms trafficker claimed personal relationships with Islamic rebels in the Philippines, though the weapons were supposedly to be obtained from sources inside the Philippine military.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: armstrafficking; armstraficking; california; campaign; democrat; dnc4alqaeda; dnc4terrorism; fbi4justice; jihadgroup; lelandyee; missiles; muslim; philippines; secyofstate; statesenator

1 posted on 03/27/2014 4:06:26 AM PDT by markomalley
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California Democrat, State Sen Leland Yee, discussed helping w/ an undercover FBI agent about getting terroristic-style weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles.

Sen Lee showed the agent the entire process of how to get those weapons from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines into the United States (according to the FBI affidavit).

Born: Nov 20, 1948 (age 65) · Taishan, China
Spouse: Maxine Yee
Office: California State Senator
8th State Senate District (2006 - present)
Party: Democratic Party
Location: San Francisco Bay Area



1992: In 1992, Yee was arrested for the alleged shoplifting of a bottle of tanning oil from the KTA Superstore in Kona's Keauhow Shopping Village, Hawaii.

2004: In 2004 Yee became the first Asian American to be appointed Speaker pro Tempore, making him the second highest ranking Democrat of the California State Assembly.

2006: On June 6, 2006, Yee defeated his opponents Mike Nevin and Lou Papan to win the Democratic nomination for the California State Senate.

2 posted on 03/27/2014 4:15:39 AM PDT by Liz
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To: markomalley

I’ll bet it doesn’t stop with Yee. It very likely involves many more.

3 posted on 03/27/2014 4:20:27 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: markomalley

These guys don’t have a shred of “principal” in their character. They only play the part.

4 posted on 03/27/2014 4:28:09 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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<><> wire fraud,

<><> money laundering,

<><> corruption,

<><> bribery,

<><> alleged murder-for-hire plots targeting a political consultant who apparently crossed Yee,

<><>international weapons trafficking conspiracy in exchange for campaign contributions to Yee.


Time to mobilize the Bank Secrecy Act----to follow the paper trail of govt grant disbursements facilitated by Yee, and determine how govt monies changed hands.

Taxpayers demand to know the scope and dimension of Lee and government insiders ability to collude in sub rosa deals and who might be personally profiting.

<><> L/E needs to examine Yee's multiple bank accounts.

<><> Joint bank accounts might be used to facilitate the transfer govt funds from one account to another, and/or wo=ire-transferred offshore;

<><> To cover their tracks, fake govt invoices might be created to show that govt money deposited into accounts was being used for legitimate govt purposes.

<><> Financial schemes scheme might be advanced by issuing phony statements of payments from financial sources that actually covered the transfer of govt funds for insiders' personal use and/or for redistribution schemes.


NOTE WELL Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity indicative of money laundering and other financial crimes. “The Bank Secrecy Act was enacted to protect the public from harm by identifying and detecting money laundering from criminal enterprises, terrorism, tax evasion or other unlawful activities,” the special agent in charge for Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation, explained.

Shady banking transactions could be prosecuted under the (1) Bank Secrecy ACT, (2) RICO, and, (3) the Hobbs Act.


<><> L/E should get ahold of: (1) copies of Yee's checks, (2) wire transfers, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including snail mail, e-mail, mobile devices, cell phones, (8) contracts, (9) loan agreements, (10) other account books or official records.

L/E should also explore (a) monies Yee paid to brokers, sub- brokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.

<><> L/E should scrutinize Yee bank accounts for suspicious activites: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) frequent requests for withdrawals.

<><> Bank records might also show diversions to secret LLC accounts, to money launder and to operate personal ventures---or to finance campaign activities (and/or other redistribution schemes to hand-picked voting blocs).

Tax fraud may also be a factor; facilitated by withdrawals, gift cards purchases, credit card purchases and intra-bank transfers from Yee's accounts into personal accounts, campaign accounts, or into redistribution schemes.

<><> A huge tipoff is whether bank withdrawals support and luxurious lifestyle including payments for real estate, investment and stock holdings, jewelry, luxury vehicles, resort travel....... and gifts from luxury outlets for wives and mistresses (and campaign activities, or other redistribution schemes).


Taxpayers demand the Bank Secrecy Act be used to prosecute govt fraud, pronto.

Taxpayers are urged to notify the FBI now.

SUBJECT: Collusion, conspiracy, and bribery
IN RE: financial irregularities
REFERENCE: govt fraud, falsified documents, wire transfers, accounting fraud, etc.

NARRATIVE Taxpayers demand to know the scope and dimension of multiple conspiracies by Yee and other government insiders to collude in sub rosa deals to personally profit and/or to facilitate redistribution schemes.

OF INTEREST TO LAW ENFORCEMENT The FBI should interrogate individuals for evidence of multiple schemes to falsify documents to further insider schemes. The FBI should investigate any and all official documents submitted by Yee.

Crimes might include---conspiracy, collusion, falsifying offical documents (a felony), money laundering, tax evasion, extorting taxpayers, theft of govt monies, misuse of public office and government positions.

Examine Yee personnel's tax returns with a fine-tooth comb.....especially entries for "interest income."

5 posted on 03/27/2014 4:29:10 AM PDT by Liz
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Sen Yee's plotting w/ terrorists to advance his political ambitions reminds me a lot of the Clintons.

Billy Boy Clinton was grinning like a simpering fool at the annual meeting of the tax-exempt "Clinton Global Initiative Foundation" few months back.. Notwithstanding the bombshell news that (1) the Clintons had employed a Muslim Brotherhood activist....and, (2) the Clinton Foundations were outed by the NY Times for their shady dealings and runaway spending.

Gehad al Haddad (above), Muslim Brotherhood activist AND former Clinton ready to carry out presidential orders. Gehad is currently sitting in a nice comfy Egyptian jail as we type. Gehad al Haddad was a Muslim Brotherhood spox--while simultaneously working at Hillary and Bill's tax-exempt foundation.

Gehad was arrested by the Egyptian military for inciting violence AT THE SAME TIME he was a Clinton employee. Gehad knows plenty about the way the M/B uses tax-exempts for money-laundering (to finance terror activities against America).


THE CLINTON-MUSLIM TERRORISM CONNECTION --- The Muslim terrorist was working at the Clinton Foundation AND conducting terrorist activities at the same time. Gehad al Haddad's intimacy w/ the Clintons explains why they remade themselves into the hallowed "Clinton Family Foundation."

The Clintons doing their "Holy Family" act.

NOTE The Clintons' shady foundation financing is unveiled in a recent NYT expose of Clinton corruption, greed, entitlement, nepotism, cronyism. Actions Billy took as president now serve to fuel hefty contributions to the foundation.

The Clintons' shady tax-exempt modalities are unveiled in the recent NYT investigative story. Corruption, greed, entitlement, nepotism, cronyism. The Clintons didn't have a pot to *** in in Arkansas---never even had a home to call their own. Now they're multi-millionaires.......with hundreds of millions in donations from dubious sources financing Hillary's ambitions and Bill's ego-driven obsession for being in the limelight.


There needs to be a thorough going-over of the three tax-exempt Clinton Foundations and their assorted money-grabbing derivations.

We need to know who pays/funds the Clinton's lifestyle/political ambitions---- especially b/c Hillary is running for prez. It is important to know to whom the Clinton's are truly indebted.

NY POST EXCERPT ----The Bill Clinton Foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses — Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses since 2003, an analysis of the nonprofit’s tax forms reveal.....includes $4.2 million in 2011 for the William J. Clinton Foundation (to which Hillary and Chelsea are attached); $730,000 for the Clinton Global Health Initiative; and $7.2 million for the Clinton Health Action Initiative (CHAI).

6 posted on 03/27/2014 4:35:09 AM PDT by Liz
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Does the Name Leland Yee Ring a Bell?

March 26, 2014


RUSH: Here's Chris, San Francisco, as we head to the phones.  Greetings, sir.  Great to have you here.  Hello.

CALLER:  How you doing today, Rush?

RUSH:  Very well.  Thank you.

CALLER:  All righty.  Well, just thought I'd let you know that evidently the FBI is doing a little raid here this morning on Democrat Leland Yee's office. One has evidently been conducted in Sacramento as well as throughout offices in California.

RUSH:  Yeah, I'm holding here my formerly nicotine-stained fingers that very story.  "State Sen. Leland Yee was taken into San Francisco's Federal Building wearing handcuffs after he was detained Wednesday morning in connection with a political corruption probe. A spokeswoman for the FBI would not elaborate because the raids were ongoing..."

You're right. They're raiding every one of his offices. "The report of Yee's arrest comes just one month after Los Angeles-area Democrat Ron Calderon pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted $100,000 in bribes..." Now, folks, you may be wondering, "Chris, why did you call?

What's the big deal?  Okay, Leland Yee shackled and frog-marched out of his office. What's the big deal?"

CALLER:  Well, just the fact that it is an elected politician. You obviously expect higher from these people than being marched out.

RUSH:  No, we don't.

CALLER:  (laughing) Yeah, exactly. It's what things have become nowadays.  Well, it's just gonna be interesting to see what this all leads to, and what is involved with him and how far this really goes in the Democrat Party here in California.

RUSH:  Well, it probably goes all the way to the top.  I mean, this is why nobody's surprised.  It's what Democrats do, how you enrich yourself.

CALLER:  Yeah.  That's true.

RUSH:  Now, you might be right.  Okay, Chris, you're in San Francisco. You call here in the midst of a discussion about Obamacare and that fiasco, and the Democrats reelection effort. And all of a sudden, I've stopped everything to take a call from you on Leland Yee.  Why would I do that, do you think?

CALLER:  Well, I think it just probably highlights the party itself in general and what the heck these characters are up to, obviously.

RUSH:  Well, it's clearly a factor, but it might not have been enough for me to stop everything and take your call.  The reason that I stopped everything to take your call -- and clearly, folks, he didn't call for this reason -- is Leland Yee is the California politician who attempted to get me fired and disbarred and dismembered and dis-whatever else'd after I impersonated the ChiCom premier. The ChiCom premier was here and having a joint press conference with Obama.

I did an interpretation of the ChiCom premier speaking Chinese. (interruption) Yeah, it was one of my best shows. Leland Yee and these people had an absolute fit! They thought, "This is exactly the kind of racism and the bigotry and the insensitivity and what else" that I, El Rushbo, am known for.  And that's why I took the call. So here this guy who wanted me thrown off the air for racism and bigotry is now having his offices raided by the "feebs" because of possible corruption while in office.  I just love it!

CALLER: (chuckling)

RUSH: These guys, they sit up there all majestically in their royalty, and they try to eliminate their opposition.  All the while their hands are in the till and they're engaging in corruption I couldn't even dream of.  So I'm actually glad, Chris, that you called, and I'm actually glad that you got through. 'Cause otherwise Leland Yee's name probably would not have come up today.

CALLER:  Right.  Exactly.

RUSH:  Do you remember that now that I've reminded you?

CALLER:  I certainly do here.  His name certainly has been around for a long time in this state, and it's just kind of interesting that he's gotten himself in this kind of predicament here.

RUSH:  Yeah, he's a candidate for secretary of state out there.

CALLER:  Exactly. 

RUSH:  He's not some insignificant paper pusher.

CALLER:  He obviously had an operation to go buy votes, and it didn't work out.

RUSH:  Well, it remains to be seen.  Remember, his buddies are the judges.

CALLER: (chuckles) Yeah.

RUSH:  Well, hey.  In California, his buddies are the judges.  I mean, the Democrats own that state.  Anyway, Chris, I appreciate the call.  I'm glad you got through.  I appreciate the heads up on this.  I don't even remember.  There was something specific that I said while impersonating the ChiCom prime minister. (interruption) Oh, yeah, of course it was hysterical 'cause everything we do here is hysterical.

It just sent this guy, Leland Yee, into orbit, and they were denouncing me, demanding that I be censored, thrown off the air, FCC investigation, whatever else they demanded. I'm not even sure. It was January 2011 that it happened.  I remembered that.  Yeah, I JIPped it. I JIPped it like we always JIP whenever there's a foreign-language guest at the White House, especially the ChiComs.

We'll find it in the archives.  It's back in the archives. We'll find it.  I think it had to do with women, good-looking women, but I forget.  Just the top of my... (interruption)  No, no. I didn't say, "Everybody's gonna be hungry a half hour after the state dinner for the guy." (interruption) I did not say that! That's not it!  (interruption) No, no, no! It was not that.  Cookie, it's January 2011. Find the actual tape of the program rather than sit here trying to remember what it was.  


RUSH:  All right, here it is.  We found the 30-second little excerpt of my program, January 19th, 2011. We had Hu Jintao in town, and he was speaking, and he was not being translated.  It was just out there.  And you know me, I'm a mimic.  I'm an amateur impressionist.  Sometimes I'm spot on, and sometimes I don't get quite close enough, but this is what irritated Leland Yee, California, whatever he is.  He was state senator, yeah, running for secretary of state, but he's in handcuffs, raid taking place in his office.  This sent the left into orbit when this happened in January 2011. They just collectively had a cow over this.

RUSH ARCHIVE:  I wanted to JIP it because, well, Hu Jintao, he was speaking and they weren't translating.  They normally translate every couple words, but Hu Jintao was just going (imitating Chinese language).  Nobody was translating.  But that's as close as I can get to it.

RUSH:  That's it, that's all it was, and they just went into orbit that it was mocking, it was insulting, it was making fun of it.  It was racist, sexist, bigoted, probably even homophobic.  A week later in San Francisco Leland Yee had a press conference to talk about death threats that had been made against him after he had demanded that I be dispatched and apologize and all that.

YEE:  All I did was to say, you ought to just simply apologize.  Just do that, just to say that what you did was not right and that you're sorry about that.  And instead what we are getting now are these rather offensive, racist, horrible threats against myself.  And I have to say, I'm not gonna sit idly by and allow these things to happen without letting the general public know this is going on.

RUSH:  (laughing)  Media Matters went nuts.  They thought they had me again, folks.  They thought I had just moved right into the middle of the crosshairs.  This was gonna be it.  This was gonna get rid of me once and for all. (interruption) You want to hear it again?  On the other side of the glass they want to hear it again.  They're the ones who are always quaking in fear that I might go over the line and get in trouble.  And you want to hear this again?  Okay.  Friday, grab audio sound bite number 20 again.  Since Leland Yee is in handcuffs, what can he do about it? 

RUSH ARCHIVE:  I wanted to JIP it because, well, Hu Jintao, he was speaking and they weren't translating.  They normally translate every couple words, but Hu Jintao was just going (imitating Chinese language).  Nobody was translating.  But that's as close as I can get to it.

RUSH:  I was performing a public service.  Do you remember all the trouble that John Belushi got into when he was mimicking a Japanese -- well, no, he didn't get into any trouble.  That's the point.  Everybody laughed themselves. He's out there imitating a samurai warrior, they thought it was one of the funniest things they'd ever seen.  Anyway, let's see if history repeats itself.  Let's see if they gin this back all over again, just like they did the first time.  


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7 posted on 03/27/2014 4:55:15 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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mexicans rule.....


8 posted on 03/27/2014 4:59:14 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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Sadly, I no longer trust that the FBI are really the good guys here.

Military weapons smuggling bring Hillary to mind - is there some connection here?

I sense a larger lie exists.

9 posted on 03/27/2014 5:05:12 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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This is raising the stakes in political corruption. He better watch out if he is Christian, Homeland security will be on him in a heartbeat.

10 posted on 03/27/2014 5:05:16 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: markomalley

That is what we need, a Sec of State who sells arms to Islamic terrorists. Obama, fire Kerry and put Yee in his place.

11 posted on 03/27/2014 5:20:21 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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Whether it is weapons or narcotics, our politicians and bankers are over their eyeballs in all of it. Our goverment is rogue and we are pawns. This is a large game they have been running, but rest assured the Feds will purposely never connect the dots.

12 posted on 03/27/2014 5:31:40 AM PDT by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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Nothing new. It is a DEMOCRAT fetish, gun smuggling. From 1996, under the Clinton Admin.

13 posted on 03/27/2014 7:16:08 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: markomalley

A resume enhancer. Democrats love crooks. Afterall, it’s for the children.

14 posted on 03/27/2014 8:08:44 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Star Traveler

Hussein/Holder must put a lid on Yee QUICK.

Once Arpaio blows Hussein’s cover, either #1 nobody does anything so we become a permanent Banana Republic, or #2 Hussein is finally exposed (to the bulk of Americans) as a criminal, triggering all sorts of questions regarding his organized crime and who put/keeps him in power.

This way, Hussein can at least structure the players investigating Yee to sandbag the investigation/prosecution.

If that doesn’t work, they bribe Yee to keep quiet during a short prison stay.

If that doesnt work, Yee gets Fuddied in prison.

15 posted on 03/27/2014 9:40:54 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: markomalley

Also charged in the case, Keith Jackson, former SF school Board president, who is quite the piece of work in his own right. He ran on a pro-family platform, but failed to pay child support, among other scumbag traits. Naturally, he claimed racism. More here:

16 posted on 03/27/2014 10:52:57 AM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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