Organized Crime: RICO
Watch Video Illinois Street Gang RICO Press Conference Duration: (3:03) YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRx61LTnkpl
Discuss how RICO, CCE, and CCPA are the primary statute tools of the federal government for fighting organized crime. RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) statute has been a major piece of legislation for fighting organized crime. There are many criticisms of this statute saying it is being abused for the seizing of assets. What are your thoughts on RICO? Review another statute and provide your opinion on how effective it is.