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Mohammed Nuru investigation: City Attorney fires off 14 subpoenas — Chinese billionaire developer Zhang Li a nd permit expediter Walter Wong targeted

March 2, 2020

By Joe Eskenazi and Julian Mark : misisonlocal – excerpt

In the latest salvo stemming from the FBI’s arrest of ex-Public Works boss Mohammed Nuru, City Attorney Dennis Herrera today disseminated 14 subpoenas. They target entities tied to the stalled 555 Fulton mixed-use project — which Nuru allegedly attempted to aid behind the scenes, in exchange for gifts lavished on him by the building’s Chinese billionaire developer.

The subpoenas targeted six companies associated with that developer, Zhang Li. Walter Wong, the deeply connected San Francisco permit expediter who handled permitting issues for 555 Fulton, was subpoenaed individually; four businesses housed in a building he owns at 205 13th St. were also subpoenaed today.

Subpoenas were also issued to two investment firms and an engineering firm with ties to the 555 Fulton project…(more)

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