Anti-Racketeering Act


Anti-Racketeering Act
Federal act prohibiting robbery, extortion, or other unlawful interference with interstate commerce.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Hobbs Act — Federal anti racketeering act making it a crime to interfere with interstate commerce by extortion, robbery, or physical violence. 18 U.S.C.A. No. 1951. Racketeering offenses are defined in 18 U.S.C.A. No. 1961. See racketeering RICO laws …   Black's law dictionary

  • Hobbs Act — A federal Anti racketeering Act. 18 USC § 1951. A statute manifesting a purpose to use all the constitutional power of Congress to punish interference with interstate commerce by extortion, robbery, or physical violence. Stirone v United States,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • USA PATRIOT Act — Full title Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 Acronym USA PATRIOT Act, also Patriot Act Enacted by the 107th United States Congress …   Wikipedia

  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act — noun law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions • Syn: ↑anti racketeering law, ↑RICO Act, ↑RICO • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • RICO Act — noun law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions • Syn: ↑anti racketeering law, ↑Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, ↑RICO • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence …   Useful english dictionary

  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act — The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (commonly referred to as RICO Act or RICO) is a United States federal law that provides for extended penalties for criminal acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. It also …   Wikipedia


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