Innocent Until - Who Are We Kidding?

  • Aired:  03/31/14
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Corruption scandals sweep across the country, embroiling a cast of characters from the douche king of North Carolina to California's Shrimp Boy. (5:50)

>> Jon: NOW -- WHILE WE AWAITMORE NEWS ON THE TRUE SOURCE OF

THE CORRUPTION IN NEW JERSEY'SREPUBLICAN-HELD GOVERNOR'S

OFFICE -- WINK[LAUGHTER]

-- DEMOCRATS ACROSS THE COUNTRYHAVE BEEN PROVIDING DELICIOUS

CORRUPTION-Y GOODNESS TO TIDEUS OVER AS WE SEE IN TONIGHT'S

SEGMENT INNOCENT UNTIL -- WHOARE WE KIDDINGING?

WE START IN NEW YORK CITY'S TOPFIVE BOROUGHS. QUEENS.

>> ASSEMBLYMAN WILLIAMSCARBOROUGH CONFIRMS AGENTS

RAIDED HIS HOMES, HIS OFFICESAND A HOTEL ROOM HE USES AND

LEFT WITH BOXES MARKED EVIDENCE.

>> Jon: OK, TWO THINGS. FIRSTTHEY RAIDED A HOTEL ROOM HEUSES?

THAT'S A BIT OF A TELL CRIMEWISE UNLESS THE GUY REALLY LIKES

EATING TOBERLONES IN THEIRNATURAL SETTING.

AND SECONDLY, THEY WALKED OUTWITH BOXES LABELED EVIDENCE.

WHY DID THIS GUY KEEP HIS STUFFIN BOXES LABELED EVIDENCE?

THAT IS JUST DARING THE POLICE.

SHOULD LABEL THE BOX NOTHING TOSEE HERE.

MR. SCARBOROUGH, HOW DO YOUPLEAD?

>> WELL, I MEAN THEY ONLY GAVEME A VERY SMALL

SAMPLE OF WHAT THEY THOUGHTREPRESENTED THIS AND BASED ON

THAT SMALL SAMPLE, I THINK IT'SVERY REFUTABLE.

>> Jon: BECAUSE THERE'S SOMUCH THAT I HAVE DONE THAT THEY

DIDN'T MENTION THE ACTUAL SCALEOF MY CRIMES IS SHOCKING.

AND ALL OF IT REALLYIRREFUTABLE.

DID YOU KNOW I HAVE A LAIR?

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ASSEMBLYMANLEVELS OF CORRUPTION.

YOU WANT TO PLAY WITH THE BIGBOYS. YOU HAVE TO GO MAYOR ONTHIS.

>> THE MAYOR OF CHARLOTTE, NORTHCAROLINA HAS RESIGNED

AFTER BEING ARRESTED DURING ANFBI STING.

MAYOR PATRICK CANNON ACCUSED OFACCEPTING MORE THAN $48,000 IN

BRIBES. AND THEN SOLICITINGANOTHER $1 MILLION IN BRIBES.

>> Jon: THAT IS QUITE A JUMP.

HE'S NOT JUST CORRUPT HE IS ATERRIBLE NEGOTIATOR.

OK MR. MAYOR WE'LL GIVE YOU THE$48,000.

MAKE IT A MILLION.

WHY DID THIS GUY NEED THE MONEYANYWAY?

>> REGARDING THE FIRST ALLEGEDBRIBE CANNON TOOK, $12,500 IN

RETURN FOR THE AGENT'SINVESTMENT IN HERS A FEMININE

HYGIENE PRODUCT THE MAYORWANTED TO MARKET.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: KIND OF A LONG CON

THERE.

YES, I WAS ELECTED MAYOR BUT THEEND GAME HAS ALWAYS BEEN TO

BECOME THE DOUCHE KING OF NORTHCAROLINA.

[ LAUGHTER ]I AM THE DOUCHE KING!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE][LAUGHTER]

THAT WAS WEIRD THAT MY BODY JUSTCLICKED INTO THAT.

I HAVEN'T DONE THAT IN ABOUT 20YEARS.

YOU KNOW THE SAYING.

FIRST YOU GET THE MONEY, THENYOU GET THE POWER, THEN YOU GET

THE WOMEN TO BUY YOUR FEMININEHYGIENE PRODUCTS.

WANTING TO HELP WOMEN STAY FRESHIS NOT WORST THING A DEMOCRATIC

POLITICIAN HAS DONE LATELY.

>> THE CALIFORNIA LAWMAKER WHOPUSHED FOR GUN CONTROL HAS BEEN

ARRESTED IN A GUN TRAFFICKINGSCHEME.

THE STATE SENATOR LELAND YEE ISFIGHTING THESE CHARGES.

>> Jon: NOW WE'RE TALKING!

TRYING TO STOP GUN TRAFFICKINGWHILE TRAFFICKING GUNS.

IT'S WHAT IS KNOWN IN THEBUSINESS AS A WIN-WIN.

WHAT WE TALKING ABOUT AKS?

SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS, SUNDAYMORNING LEFTOVERS.

SNUB NOSED.

THAT DIRTY HARRY GUN HE CALLEDSALLY.

I DON'T KNOW THE NAMES OF GUNSAT ALL.

>> THE FEDS SAY YEEDISCUSSED THE POSSIBILITYOF ACQUIRING WEAPONS

INCLUDING SHOULDER FIREDMISSILES FROM THE PHILIPPINES.

>> Jon: WHAT THE (bleep) ISTHAT THING?

IS THAT GUY -- IS THAT GUYSHOOTING SOMETHING OR

REPLACINGING A WATER MAIN?

WHAT IS THAT?

I REALIZE GUN RUNNERS DON'T DOTHE BACKGROUND CHECKS BUT HOPE

THE FIRST QUESTION YEEASKED THEM IS WHY ARE YOU

TRYING TO BLOW UP THE MOON?

[LAUGHTER]THIS IS A VERY COMPLEX LEVEL OF

CORRUPTION.

THERE'S NO WAY THAT THIS GUY YEEWAS DOING THIS ALONE.

>> OTHER BIG PLAYER IN ALL OFTHIS A MAN KNOWN AS SHRIMP BOY

>> Jon: OOOH, SHRIMP BOY.

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO MAKE USDIP IN COCKTAIL SAUCE.

I'M JUST GETTING HIVESTHINKING ABOUT.

>> A MAN KNOW AS SHRIMP BOYRAYMOND CHOW HE HAS A LONGCRIMINAL

PAST, MURDER FOR HIRE, DRUGTRAFFICKING, ARSON,RACKETEERING.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: PLEASE ACCEPT MY

HUMBLE APOLOGIZES YOURSHRIMPNESS.

[ LAUGHTER ]IT'S REALLY NOT A SHRIMP BOY HE

IS REALLY MORE OF A SHRIMP MAN.

LET'S GET BACK TO YEE WHO BEFOREBECOMING AN ILLEGAL WEAPONS

DEALER HAD HIS SIGHTS ONBECOMING CALIFORNIA'S NEXT

SECRETARY OF STATE.

>> COURT DOCUMENTS DETAIL MANYOF YEE'S CONVERSATIONS WITH

UNDERCOVER AGENTS.

HE SAID QUOTE DO I THINK WE CANMAKE SOME MONEY?

I THINK WE CAN MAKE SOME MONEY.

DO I THINK WE CAN GET THE GOODS?

I THINK WE CAN GET THE GOODS.

>> Jon: DO I THINK I'M BEINGTAPED RIGHT NOW?

I DON'T THINK I'M BEING TAPEDRIGHT NOW.

DO I THINK I'M GOING DOWN FORTHIS?

I'M NOT GOING DOWN FOR THIS.

IS SHRIMP BOY GOING DOWN FORTHIS?

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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