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Three men who targeted, robbed over 70 Asian women in the Bay Area have been charged

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On Friday, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against three men connected to a series of robberies that targeted over 70 Asian women across the Bay Area.

The details: Derje Blanks, 23, and Anthony Robinson, 24, were arrested on Sept. 8, according to CBS San Francisco. While attempting to flee the authorities, Robinson reportedly injured a 2-year-old child and the child’s father in a car collision.

Man accused of ‘cowardly’ attack on Oakland Chinatown leader headed for trial

Carl Chan, president of Oakland’s Chinatown Chamber of Commerce, was allegedly attacked by James Lee Ramsey on April 29, 2021.

A man charged with a hate crime over an alleged attack against Oakland Chinatown leader Carl Chan is reportedly heading for trial on Aug. 30.

The allegation: James Lee Ramsey, 25, is accused of assaulting Chan, 62, in the 400 block of 8th St. on April 29. The incident allegedly occurred while the president of Oakland’s Chinatown Chamber of Commerce was on his way to visit another elderly Asian victim.

FBI Supports Asian Community in Bay Area With More Resources, Hate Crime Investigations

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An FBI special agent in charge of the Bay Area met up with Oakland Chinatown community leaders to show the agency’s support amid the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.

Show of support: Craig Fair said the bureau’s ultimate goal is to help the victims get justice and stop violent offenders from hurting community members and deter them from “committing these terrible crimes of hate,” according to KRON4.

Alleged Chinese Spy Slept With Mayors, Helped Fundraisers During Obama Administration

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A suspected Chinese spy targeted politicians in California’s Bay Area and across the country between 2011 and 2015, a year-long investigation by Axios reveals.

To gain proximity to U.S. political power, Fang Fang, also known as Christine Fang, did not only attend campaign fundraisers and cultural events but also engaged in romantic or sexual relations with at least two Midwestern mayors, according to former and current officials who spoke with the outlet.

New Video Emerges of Elderly Asian Man Who Was Attacked in San Francisco

A new video showing the aftermath of an incident in which an elderly Asian man collecting cans in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood and then being assaulted and humiliated has emerged online.

The Instagram video, which was originally shared by @BayAreaFoodz and reposted by Asian entertainment page @Jackfroot, shows men in uniform trying to de-escalate the situation. One man can also be seen pulling trash bags full of cans that the elderly Asian man had collected.