SF State Official, Contractor Plead Not Guilty To Bribery

Law360, San Francisco (April 26, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT) -- A former San Francisco State University official and one of the college's hazardous-waste contractors pled not guilty in California state court Friday to 246 felony charges stemming from an alleged seven-year cash-for-contracts bribery scheme that purportedly funneled $4 million in university funds into the contractor's coffers.  

Robert Shearer, SFSU's former director of environmental health and occupational safety, was arrested April 19, and Stephen Cheung, owner of Chemical Hazardous Materials Technology was arrested April 22. Both remained in custody Friday. Shearer's attorney, Deputy Public Defender Stephanie...
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