State Senator Leland Yee, and recent speaker at the IGAMING symposium, has been indicted for public corruption as part of a major FBI operation this morning in the Bay Area, according to ABC7 news.
If the allegations prove true, Yee would be the state's third Democratic legislator tied to corruption allegations this year. In February, State Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, surrendered to authorities after being indicted on bribery charges. In January, Assemblyman Roderick Wright, D-Inglewood, also an internet gaming supporter, was convicted of voter fraud and perjury stemming from a 2010 indictment.
In 2011 questions surfaced whether Yee had broken laws: