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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee targeted by FBI in corruption case

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee making a public appearance.
A new report says the FBI tried to trap San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in a public corruption case involving suspended St. Senator Leland Yee, D-San Francisco.

Sources tell the San Francisco Chronicle that the FBI had undercover agents contribute $20,000 to Lee's 2011 mayoral campaign.

The donations were part of a sweeping sting operation that culminated with the indictments of Yee and others in March.

According to the Chronicle, undercover agents also met with former 49ers quarterback turned developer Joe Montana.

The FBI came up empty in the case involving Lee and Montana.
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