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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Holding Washington accountable using the Racketeer Influence & Corrupt Organizations Act
“Has the U.S. government deprived you of your rights? If so, please do not think that you are helpless or at the mercy of the political justice system anymore. You have legal remedies to pursue. It’s RICO time….
…Under statue 18 USC § 1961 crimes under RICO include everything from extortion, obstruction of justice, obstruction of a criminal investigation, and witness tampering or witness retaliation, to kidnapping, gambling, arson, robbery, bribery, extortion, dealing in obscene matter and financial institution fraud. RICO also permits a private individual harmed by the actions of an enterprise to file a civil suit; if successful, the individual can collect treble damages (damages in triple the amount of actual/compensatory damages).
Americans who have been targeted by the IRS should also consider ‘Section 1983 Actions against the Deprivation of Constitutional Rights under Color of State Law.’ This also includes ‘Monetary Damages against Federal Officials in Their Personal Capacities.’ More on this below.
To begin, this great summation called Civil RICO: Points to Remember, by Paul Andrew Mitchell, provides a succinct breakdown of RICO with corresponding sourcing. One of the objectives of Civil RICO, for example, is to turn victims into prosecutors, ‘private attorneys general,’ dedicated to eliminating racketeering activity. That’s you! Remember racketeering—is the act of engaging in criminal activity as a structured group. The structured group is now government agencies….”
Excellent article. Thought provoking, informative and well worth doing more than considering.
As mentioned in the aforementioned article, RICO has already been successfully implemented against corrupt politicians, i.e., Kwame Kilpatrick the former mayor of Detroit and Bobby Ferguson childhood friend to Kilpatrick.
Both men, convicted on March 11, 2013. Kilpatrick were facing 24 charges that included “racketeering, extortion, attempted extortion, bribery, mail fraud, wire fraud and filing false tax returns…The five month corruption trial alleged that Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and contractor Bobby Ferguson ran a criminal enterprise out of Detroit’s City Hall….”
Both Ferguson and Kilpatrick were convicted on most of the above charges. Need I say more?
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