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Connecting the Dots on the Latest Political Scandal 

Wednesday, Aug 12 2015
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Details from FBI wiretaps, made public in court filings by lawyers for accused Chinatown mobster Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow — one of over two dozen defendants in the corruption scandal that's seen former state Sen. Leland Yee and his erstwhile political consultant Keith Jackson plead guilty to racketeering — have expanded the cast of characters in the drama significantly.

Mayor Ed Lee allegedly knew about an illegal money laundering scheme, according to two women who were trying to milk a $10,000 donation from an undercover FBI agent, using a playbook they say was crafted by former mayor Willie L. Brown.

No further charges have been filed, but who are these people, anyhow — and how strong is the link between them? SF Weekly isn't sure, either, but we made this colorful chart for you just the same. Strap in and (try to) follow along.

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