By Wayne Greenwald of Wayne Greenwald, P.C. posted in RICO on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
When it comes to business torts, folks like calling their wrongdoers "racketeers." It's not just because it sounds evil. Claims under the federal Racketeering and Corrupt Organizations Act, ("RICO") 18 U.S.C. §1961 et seq, carry treble damages. 1