Famed attorney Tony Serra has been hired by the other high profile defendant in the case, Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow (pictured), who did not enter a plea.
ABC7 reports Serra seemed to be speaking for all the defendants who say they are the victims of a conspiracy.
“The government created the crime. The government financed the crime. And the government ensnared my client by their affirmative acts,” said Serra.
You can find out more about what the defense is saying in the clip below from ABC7.