Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act


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Noun1.Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act - law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisionsRacketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act - law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions
law - legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
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These matters have concerned challenges under federal statutes such as the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, as well as state statutory law claims and common law claims, including those bringing challenges to eligibility determinations under Treasury's Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
Lawyers are seeking to apply the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations act, RICO, against the bank in a Russian court.
Lead defendant Rafael Yepiz and eight other alleged members or associates of the Sun Valley-based gang face charges from a 78-count federal indictment that includes violations under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, narcotics trafficking, firearms and money laundering.
Tanya Andersen, a 42-year-old disabled single mother, has filed a countersuit in Oregon alleging that the industry's practices violate, among other laws, the state's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
A manufacturer of trading cards was named in a class action suit alleging violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, better known as RICO, and various gambling laws.
Unlike plaintiffs, defendants in lawsuits brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act cannot recover attorney fees, the Seventh U.
In June 2001, the three insurers filed a $36 million suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, charging that Nandi and three others had established a network of 26 doctors, dentists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and other health-care professionals to stage accidents, overbill, bill for services that were not provided, and perform unnecessary treatments.
For example, firearms trafficking is not a predicate crime under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO); thus, a group or organization trafficking in firearms would not fall under the RICO statutes (18 U.
RECENT CASE LAW shows a trend to dismiss claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) against outside CPAs who did not participate in the management or operation of client companies.