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 2018-01-17 01:00 

Arizona Daily Star

Pima County supervisors hire lawyer to review county attorney's RICO expenditures...

A Phoenix lawyer will now be reviewing all of the Pima County Attorney's requests for funds from its own anti-racketeering account....

 2018-01-16 19:37 

NY Times

RICO Lawsuits Are Tempting, but Tread Lightly...

A case against Harvey Weinstein shows how broadly the racketeering law can be applied, but the recent rejection of a separate suit illustrates some of its limitations....

 2018-01-12 21:42 

CBS Detroit

Local Gang Leaders Plead Guilty To Racketeering, Firearm Charges...

Two leaders of the Detroit branch of Rollin 60s Crips street gang were sentenced this morning for their roles in gang-related murders, shootings and drug distribution....

 2018-01-12 21:33 

Washington Times

Prosecutors: Acting boss of Bonanno crime family arrested...

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities say the acting boss of the Bonanno organized crime family and nine others have been charged with racketeering and related crimes. The charges were announced Friday in a case brought in Manhattan federal court. Nine of t...

 2018-01-12 21:33 

US News & World Report

Prosecutors: Acting Boss of Bonanno Crime Family Arrested...

Federal authorities say the acting boss of the Bonanno organized crime family and nine others have been charged with racketeering and related crimes....

 2018-01-12 20:33 

NBC New York

'Boobsie,' 'Al Muscles' Among Mobsters Cuffed in Bust: Feds...

Ten alleged members of the Italian mob with nicknames that wouldn't be out of place in a 'Sopranos' episode were arrested in a federal racketeering takedown on Friday, officials said. Photo Credit: NBCSanDiego...

 2018-01-12 20:30 

Fox New Mexico

[ Santa Fe/Albuquerque ]

Indictments filed in Martin Luther King Jr. Commission money scheme...

Three people have been indicted by the state attorney general involving embezzlement and racketeering charges from the Martin Luther King J...

 2018-01-12 19:45 

CBS New York

Acting Bonanno Crime Family Boss, Others With Colorful Nicknames, Face Racketeering Charges...

New federal charges name the acting boss and others in the Bonanno crime family in a sweeping racketeering enterprise, according to federal prosecutors....

 2018-01-12 16:36 

NY Post

'Boobsie,' 'Porky' among names in Bonanno mob bust...

Tough luck, "Boobsie" the feds arrested ten suspected Bonanno mobsters on Friday, charging them with conspiracy and other racketeering-related counts. The Manhattan Federal Court indictment is a catch-all of classic mob nicknames, including "G...

 2018-01-12 15:41 

NY Daily News

Suspected Bonanno mobsters busted on racketeering-related charges...
 2018-01-12 13:02 

US News & World Report

Businessman Convicted in Scrap Metal Racketeering Scheme...

A businessman has been convicted in a scheme that bilked a Fond du Lac firm out of $14 million....

 2018-01-12 13:02 

Washington Times

Businessman convicted in scrap metal racketeering scheme...

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) - A businessman has been convicted in a scheme that bilked a Fond du Lac firm out of $14 million. WLUK-TV reports Sterling Kienbaum, of Oshkosh, pleaded no contest to racketeering and theft by false representation Thursday. Four oth...

 2018-01-12 05:26 

NY Daily News

Pa. wiseguy's racketeering trial postponed due to health issues...
 2018-01-11 16:51 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Man convicted in $14M scrap metal fraud case...

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) An Oshkosh businessman was convicted Thursday in a scheme that bilked a Fond du Lac firm out of $14 million.Sterling Kienbaum pleaded no contest to racketeering and theft by false representation. Four other theft counts were dismissed,...

 2018-01-11 05:23 

CTV News

N.J. doctor charged in wife's death over drug ring...

A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges....

 2018-01-11 05:15 

Washington Post

Doctor charged in radio host wife's slaying due in court...

A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges....

 2018-01-11 05:12 

Fox News

[ US ]

Doctor charged in radio host wife's slaying due in court...

A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges....

 2018-01-11 05:12 

US News & World Report

Doctor Charged in Radio Host Wife's Slaying Due in Court...

A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his radio host wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges....

 2018-01-11 05:12 

Washington Times

Doctor charged in radio host wife's slaying due in court...

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges. ...

 2018-01-11 05:11 

Federal News Radio

Doctor charged in radio host wife's slaying due in court...

A New Jersey doctor accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring with a motorcycle gang and hiring one of the members to kill his radio host wife is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on murder and racketeering charges...

 2018-01-10 23:49 

NBC New York

Mob Associates Nabbed in Scheme to Rip Off NYC Union...

Five Genovese crime family associates face federal racketeering charges for an alleged years-long plot to rip off a local union, according to a federal indictment filed in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday. Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York...

 2018-01-10 22:46 

NY Post

Genovese crime family associates charged with racketeering...

Five associates of the Genovese crime family have been charged in a 16-year-long racketeering scheme that involved extorting a local union. Vincent Esposito, Steven Arena, Frank Giovinco, Frank Cognetta and Vincent D'Acunto Jr. are charged with "e...

 2018-01-10 19:19 

NJ.com: Star Ledger

DPW boss accused of racketeering collects $100K payout from city...

Hackensack's former assistant public works superintendent, accused of racketeering in a suit by two employees, will receive a six-figure payout from the city....

 2018-01-10 00:14 

Reuters

Judge tosses racketeering lawsuit against N.J. law firms...

By Dena AubinA federal judge has dismissed a proposed class actionaccusing three New Jersey law firms of racketeering by filinghundreds of allegedly sham lawsuits against debt collectionagencies to extort quick settlements and attorneys' fees.In a dec...

 2018-01-05 22:20 

Wall Street Journal

Kansas City Businessman Gets Nearly 17 Years for Payday Lending Scheme...

A federal judge in New York sentenced Kansas City businessman Scott Tucker to 16 years and eight months in prison, following his conviction last year on an array of racketeering charges stemming from his payday lending empire....

 2018-01-05 21:34 

Kansas City Star

Payday lender Scott Tucker gets 16 years, 8 months in prison for $2 billion ripoff scheme...

Scott Tucker, Leawood payday loan businessman and professional race car driver, was taken into custody immediately after receiving a 16 year, 8 month prison sentence for a lending scheme that prosecutors said ripped off 4.5 million customers. His attorney...

 2018-01-05 16:54 

WBFF

[ FOX Baltimore ]

Supervisor of Baltimore Police's Gun Trace Task Force pleads guilty...

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- The supervisor of the Baltimore Police Department's former Gun Trace Task Force plead guilty in Federal Court on Friday to racketeering, robbery and other allegations.Jenkins, along with six other officers in the task force, where ...

 2018-01-04 16:19 

The Daily Caller

Sixth Baltimore Officer To Plead Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case...

The former supervisor of a disgraced Baltimore Police task force is expected to plead guilty to corruption Friday, becoming the sixth city officer to do so....

 2018-01-03 18:17 

Wall Street Journal

N.J. Legislators Push to Back Out of Waterfront Commission...

New Jersey lawmakers are trying to pull out of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, a bistate agency designed to combat the organized crime and racketeering that have long plagued the port industry....

 2017-12-30 02:16 

Wall Street Journal

Lynn Tilton Beats $1 Billion Zohar Racketeering Suit...

A New York federal judge absolved financier Lynn Tilton of the racketeering lawsuit brought by managers of the Zohar investment funds who want her ousted from some troubled companies she has been running....

 2017-12-30 01:18 

NY Post

'Diva of Distressed' Lynn Tilton beats $1B racketeering suit...

Flamboyant financier Lynn Tilton just clocked a final-hour court victory for 2017. A New York federal judge granted a motion from Tilton — known on Wall Street as the "Diva of Distressed" — to throw out a $1 billion racketeering suit b...

 2017-12-29 22:19 

Reuters

Financier Tilton defeats lawsuit by Zohar funds she founded...

Lynn Tilton, the colorful New York financier recently cleared of wrongdoing in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission fraud case, won another legal victory on Friday as a federal judge dismissed a racketeering lawsuit by the Zohar investment funds she on...

 2017-12-29 21:13 

Bloomberg

Lynn Tilton's Patriarch Partners Defeats $1 Billion Fraud Lawsuit...

New York financier Lynn Tilton is ending 2017 on a high note, prevailing in a civil racketeering suit three months after being cleared of wrongdoing in a case by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission....

 2017-12-27 06:18 

Euronews

Former Peruvian football boss cleared of corruption...

A Peruvian football official accused of racketeering has been cleared.Manuel Burga, who headed the sport in Peru until 2014, was suspected of taking cash in exchange for distributing marketing and media rights to matches....

 2017-12-26 22:08 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

FIFA bribery scandal: Former Peruvian official acquitted...

Verdict clears Manuel Burga, former president of Perus soccer federation, of a single racketeering conspiracy charge...

 2017-12-26 20:44 

Wall Street Journal

Former Peru Soccer Official Acquitted of Corruption Charge in FIFA Trial...

A federal jury in Brooklyn on Tuesday found Perus former top soccer official not guilty of racketeering conspiracy, closing out a month-long trial that laid out allegations of widespread corruption in international soccer....

 2017-12-26 19:34 

Daily Times

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty...

NEW YORK: Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a USA jury in New York. Burga was charged along with Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the South American soccer govern...

 2017-12-26 17:18 

One News

Former Peruvian official acquitted of corruption charge in ongoing US investigation into global football...

Jurors found Manuel Burga not guilty of a single racketeering conspiracy charge....

 2017-12-26 16:47 

The Guardian

Fifa trial: ex-president of Peru soccer acquitted of corruption charge...

Manuel Burga wept after jurors found him not guilty of a single racketeering conspiracy charge, in a bribery scandal that saw two officials convicted last week...

 2017-12-26 16:46 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in U.S. FIFA bribery case...

Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a U.S. jury in New York....

 2017-12-26 16:28 

The Strait Times

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in US Fifa bribery case...

(REUTERS) - Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday (Dec 26) of racketeering conspiracy by a US jury in New York.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-12-26 16:14 

CBS News

FIFA trial: Ex-official acquitted days after 2 others convicted...

The jury on had said on Friday it was deadlocked on the single racketeering conspiracy charge against Manuel Burga, of Peru, but on Tuesday announced a not guilty verdict...

 2017-12-26 16:01 

One America News Network

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in U.S. FIFA bribery case...

- Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a U.S. jury in New York....

 2017-12-26 15:55 

Reuters Canada

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in U.S. FIFA bribery case...

Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a U.S. jury in New York....

 2017-12-26 15:55 

Reuters

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in U.S. FIFA bribery case...

Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a U.S. jury in New York....

 2017-12-26 15:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Former Peru soccer official found not guilty in U.S. FIFA bribery case...

Former Peru soccer federation president, Manuel Burga, was found not guilty on Tuesday of racketeering conspiracy by a U.S. jury in New York....

 2017-12-26 15:37 

Reuters

[ UK ]

FORMER PERU SOCCER OFFICIAL MANUEL BURGA FOUND NOT GUILTY ON U.S. RACKETEERING CONSPIRACY CHARGE...
 2017-12-26 11:00 

Forbes

Two Found Guilty Of Soccer Corruption; Will Jack Warner Now Face US Justice In 2018?...

On Friday, two accused were found guilty of racketeering and money laundering in relation to the award of rights to major soccer tournaments. The jury has still to decide on a third. But what happens next and will we finally see former FIFA VP and regiona...

 2017-12-23 19:52 

Business Standard

South American football bosses guilty of bribery...

Napout and Marin were found guilty of wire fraud and racketeering conspiracies...

 2017-12-23 18:29 

Washington Post

Rhode Island mobster Frank 'Bobo' Marrapese dead at 74...

A prominent Rhode Island mobster has died in prison while serving a sentence for murder, racketeering and extortion. Frank Bobo Marrapese Jr., was 74....

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