Leland Wong charged again

The former city comissioner, already waiting trial on bribery and other charges, will be arraigned tomorrow on a new conflict of interest felony that stems from his time on the airport commission during the Hahn administration. District Attorney Steve Cooley announced the filing today, which is kind of interesting since the DA told me for Los Angeles magazine back in 2004 that his pay-to-play investigators were very interested in the longtime City Hall power broker: "We’re asking a lot of things about Leland Wong." Wong's lawyers told City News Service the latest charge is "just a rehash of old, discarded claims. At best, it is a prosecutor's version of a 'summer re-run.'"

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