RICO


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RICO

abbr.
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act of 1970
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RICO

(ˈri koʊ)
n.
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: a U.S. law, enacted in 1970, allowing victims of organized crime to sue those responsible for punitive damages.
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Noun1.RICO - law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisionsRICO - 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"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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