RICO

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RICO

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The government's case alleges that the defendants violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, which was originally designed to stop organized crime.
The new regulation, combined with Congress' passage of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act of 1970 (RICO) let the Bureau convict mob bosses for the crimes of their underlings.
The Department of Justice is pursuing the case under the "Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act," which was created to prosecute those involved in organized crime.
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.
Doctors suing HMOs over unfair business practices can seek damages under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), a federal judge in Florida recently ruled.
A compulsive gambler cannot sue the casino that took his money under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, the Seventh U.S.
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.
The day after the hospitalization the cardinal was hit with two lawsuits claiming he had been party to violations of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO.
The class-action suit charges that the alleged failure to disclose violates Humana's fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and also violates the federal anti-racketeering statute, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).