SAN FRANCISCO
11/02/2011 02:47 pm ET | Updated Jan 02, 2012

Ed Lee Donors Face Money-Laundering Allegations

A man infamous among San Francisco renters for strong-arming tenants out of rent-controlled apartments owned by one of the city's most notorious landlords directed employees to donate to Mayor Ed Lee's election campaign, telling them they would be "reimbursed right away," according to an e-mail obtained by The Chronicle.

The district attorney's office is now "evaluating" the matter, its third probe into alleged wrongdoing by Lee's supporters.

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