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Category: RICO

If you have been near the news in the last 24 hours, then you have undoubtedly seen the explosive story about federal prosecutors in Boston charging almost 50 people in an education bribery scheme. There are some major names on the list, with Hollywood stars Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman leading the way. Their crime? […]

30 Jun, 2011

Under the United States federal law, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (more commonly known as RICO) is used to help law enforcement close a loophole that was perceived to allow leaders of large crime organizations to get away from conviction. Racketeering refers to those who partake in a racket or an illegal business. […]