Calif. Sen. Says Feds Retaliated For Refusal To Wear Wire

Law360, Los Angeles (November 15, 2013, 4:15 PM EST) -- California state Sen. Ron Calderon claims in a suit filed Wednesday that federal authorities asked him to wear a wire to record conversations with other state lawmakers, then leaked an affidavit alleging he had accepted $88,000 in bribes when he refused to participate in the operation. 

In the complaint, filed in California federal court, Calderon asks the court to hold federal investigators and prosecutors in contempt for allegedly leaking a FBI affidavit detailing claims that he had accepted $88,000 in bribes from a hospital executive and an...
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