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Racketeering

When you are facing a serious crime such as racketeering, it takes an experienced defense firm to help you understand and fight the charges.

Marks & Brooklier can help you fight federal criminal charges, striving to give you the opportunity to avoid or mitigate the serious implications of a conviction. The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), found under Title IX of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970, defines the laws regarding racketeering and other infractions related to organized crime. Under the RICO Act, there are serveral racketeering-related offenses federal prosecutors can charge you with:

  • Counterfeiting
  • Bribery
  • Extortion
  • Mail Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
  • Embezzlement

Under California law, called the California Control of Profits of Organized Crime, the statute holds that the state can seize any property or proceeds you gained if the prosecution can prove you received it from patterns of criminal profiteering activities. These can include:

  • Arson
  • Bribery
  • Kidnapping
  • Money Laundering
  • Illegal Gambling
  • Murder
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Violating the RICO Act is a serious offense, so it is important to retain an attorney that knows the details under the RICO and California racketeering acts. If you're facing racketeering charges or allegations of a RICO violation, we have decades of experience defending clients. Our team is ready to get to work for you and can look at the facts of your case, help you understand the charges you face, and develop a strategy to fight them.

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