There have been several laws passed at the federal level to deal with organized crime. They include the Organized Crime Control Act, which includes the description of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, also known as RICO.
Your assignment this week is to answer the following questions:
Research a case involving the use of the RICO statute, and explain how the target organization meets the four primary elements of organized crime as described in the textbook.
This individual work should include the following:
An in-depth submission free of spelling and grammar errors.
An essay containing a minimum of one page, typed and double-spaced.
You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the question/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture, or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.
You may use your text or the Internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources