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'Shrimp Boy' Chow's court filing in California political scandal won't be sealed, judge rules

'Shrimp Boy' Chow's court filing in California political scandal won't be sealed, judge rules

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer on Friday denied a federal prosecution request that pre-trial filngs by Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow -- which included excerpts of confidential wiretap evidence against a number of politicians -- be sealed, saying that doing so would "serve no useful purpose" as the documents "are available on the Internet and have been widely publicized." However, Breyer said, he would consider whether Chow -- indicted in a sweeping probe of public corruption, money laundering and more -- and his attorneys had improperly disclosed the evidence, which was subject to a court protective order. The U.S. attorney's office had asked...

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