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Tag Archives: RICO

Second Circuit — RICO — Extraterritorial Application: European Community v. RJR Nabisco

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit RICO — Extraterritorial Application Diversity Jurisdiction — Agency of Foreign State European Community v. RJR Nabisco 11-2475-cv Judges Leval, Sack and Hall Background: The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant directed, managed and ...

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Second Circuit — RICO: European Community v. RJR Nabisco

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit RICO Extraterritorial Conduct — Foreign Agency — Diversity Jurisdiction European Community v. RJR Nabisco 11-2475-cv Judges Leval, Sack and Hall Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their RICO claims against ...

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Second Circuit — RICO — Fraudulent Statements: Cohen v. Cohen

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit RICO — Fraudulent Statements Sufficiency — Inquiry Notice Cohen v. Cohen 11-1390-cv Judges Leval, Sack and Hall Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of her claims against her ex-husband and his ...

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Gang member pleads guilty

Kyle Eagan, 23, of Buffalo, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara, to federal charges of Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations and murder. He faces life in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

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RICO: Norex Petroleum Ltd. v. Access Industries Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit RICO Jurisdiction Norex Petroleum Ltd. v. Access Industries Inc. 07-4553-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The plaintiff alleges injury arising from the activities of an international criminal enterprise. Norex alleges ...

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Employer can be sued under RICO for hiring illegals

(Dolan Media Newswires) — A restaurant chain could be sued for racketeering based on allegations that it facilitated the hiring of employees who had entered the country illegally, the 11th Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.

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