“We will continue to root out corruption wherever we may find it, and we welcome the efforts of other law enforcement agencies as we each endeavor to ensure good, ethical government for the people of San Francisco.”
Wong and his companies will repay $1.45M received under contracts with the City, plus pay $317,000 in penalties for ethics violations. The settlement also bars Wong and his companies from doing business with the City or acting as a permit expediter for five years.
“This cements our victory and ensures long-term help for working families. That’s what the voters approved, and it’s needed now more than ever as we work together to get our lives, our economy and our communities back on track.”