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JUST IN: FBI Conducts Raid on Home of Democrat Mayor of Oakland

On Thursday morning, FBI agents conducted a raid at the residence of Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, who is a Democrat.

According to KRON 4, FBI agents arrived at Thao’s residence on the 100 block of Maiden Lane in Oakland.

An FBI spokesperson informed the press that agents were conducting “court-authorized law enforcement” at Thao’s property.

No further details about the circumstances that prompted the raid have been disclosed.

As reported by KRON 4:

Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided property owned by Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao Thursday morning, KRON4.com has confirmed. FBI agents arrived at Mayor Thao’s property in the 100 block of Maiden Lane in Oakland at 5:30 a.m., according to sources.

As of 7:30 a.m., agents remained on the scene. An FBI agent at the scene confirmed to KRON4 News that the address was being investigated. A San Francisco FBI spokesperson told KRON4 that the agency is conducting “court authorized law enforcement” at the property.

The FBI declined to provide additional details at this time.

The incident comes on the heels of a recall campaign against the mayor advancing to the November ballot.

A group Oakland United to Recall Sheng Thao (OUST) announced that it had gathered 40,595 signatures in support of a recall effort aimed at replacing Thao.

Only 25,000 signatures are required to trigger a recall election.

The group stated they started the recall effort after crime “has gotten worse” with Thao as mayor.

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