Arnold was charged under the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act so that all of his charges are enhanced, because he was also allegedly in a criminal organization.
Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer filed a lawsuit Wednesday in New York arguing that Weinstein was, essentially, a racketeer
who used a legion of assistants, casting agents, security firms, gossip writers and others to supply himself with a steady stream of unwilling sexual partners and silence their complaints.
The pioneering action has been brought under the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organisations Act which was used last year to convict members of a US Devil's Diciples biker gang for robbery and racketeering and in the 90s, it was used to target the Lucchese mob in New York.
WHILE the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO") (1) has its roots in the fight against organized crime, (2) plaintiffs' attorneys, seeking RICO's treble damages and award of attorneys' fees, (3) have long sought to fit the RICO square peg into the round holes of basic fraud and business disputes.
Now, with details never before revealed, a new APHA book provides an insider's look at the department's Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, or RICO, Act lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
However, the racketeer
is not simply an imaginary figure concocted by anti-union forces.
Lawyers are seeking to apply the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations act, RICO, against the bank in a Russian court.
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act were insufficient as a matter of law to prevail against Tenet in this case, Seitz said.
And someone they call a businessman is what we call a racketeer
executives, in connection with giving benefits worth 88 million yen to a ''sokaiya'' corporate racketeer
and his associates in violation of the Commercial Code, police said.
District Court for the District of Columbia with its suit seeking $289 billion in treble damages under the Racketeer
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
The war added immeasurably to this list, in part because of shortages and bomb damage, in part because of massive government spending: 'perhaps there had never been such a time when it was possible to rob, cheat and racketeer
in the most important areas of life with a sense that there was no victim, given that government and authority were insensitive to pain'.