Florida Lawyers Defending People Charged With RICO And Conspiracy Crimes
Charged with or under investigation for a RICO or conspiracy crime in Florida? Contact King | Morse, today.
If you have been charged with this type of crime or if you believe you are under investigation or may be a target of an investigation, you do not have time to wait to see what will happen next. The law firm of King | Morse, offers the representation you need to protect your future. We will immediately begin preparing your defense to stay ahead of the prosecution. Contact King | Morse, today to schedule a free consultation with an attorney to confidentially discuss your felony charges.
RICO And Conspiracy Crimes Defined: The State Law
Florida’s statute 895.03 explains the meaning of prohibited RICO and conspiracy activities, as follows:
(1) It is unlawful for any person who has with criminal intent received any proceeds derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity or through the collection of an unlawful debt to use or invest, whether directly or indirectly, any part of such proceeds, or the proceeds derived from the investment or use thereof, in the acquisition of any title to, or any right, interest, or equity in, real property or in the establishment or operation of any enterprise. …
(1) “Racketeering activity” means to commit, to attempt to commit, to conspire to commit, or to solicit, coerce, or intimidate another person to commit:
(a) Any crime that is chargeable by indictment or information under the following provisions of the Florida Statutes:
- Section 210.18, relating to evasion of payment of cigarette taxes.
- Section 403.727(3) (b), relating to environmental control.
- Section 409.920 or s. 409.9201, relating to Medicaid fraud.
- Section 414.39, relating to public assistance fraud.
- Section 440.105 or s. 440.106, relating to workers’ compensation.
- Section 443.071(4), relating to the creation of a fictitious employer scheme to commit unemployment compensation fraud.
- Section 465.0161, relating to the distribution of medicinal drugs without a permit as an Internet pharmacy.
- Section 499.0051, relating to crimes involving contraband and adulterated drugs.
- Part IV of chapter 501, relating to telemarketing.
- Chapter 517, relating to the sale of securities and investor protection.
- Section 550.235, s. 550.3551, or s. 550.3605, relating to dog racing and horse racing.
- Chapter 550, relating to jai alai frontons.
- Section 551.109, relating to slot machine gaming.
- Chapter 552, relating to the manufacture, distribution, and use of explosives.
- Chapter 560, relating to money transmitters, if the violation is punishable as a felony.
- Chapter 562, relating to beverage law enforcement.
- Section 624.401, relating to transacting insurance without a certificate of authority, s. 624.437(4)(c) 1., relating to operating an unauthorized multiple-employer welfare arrangement, or s. 626.902(1)(b), relating to representing or aiding an unauthorized insurer.
- Section 655.50, relating to reports of currency transactions, when such violation is punishable as a felony.
- Chapter 687, relating to interest and usurious practices.
- Section 721.08, s. 721.09, or s. 721.13, relating to real estate timeshare plans.
- Chapter 782, relating to homicide.
- Chapter 784, relating to assault and battery.
- Chapter 787, relating to kidnapping or human trafficking.
- Chapter 790, relating to weapons and firearms.
- Section 796.03, s. 796.035, s. 796.04, s. 796.045, s. 796.05, or s. 796.07, relating to prostitution and sex trafficking.
- Chapter 806, relating to arson.
- Section 810.02(2) (c), relating to specified burglary of a dwelling or structure.
- Chapter 812, relating to theft, robbery, and related crimes.
- Chapter 815, relating to computer-related crimes.
- Chapter 817, relating to fraudulent practices, false pretenses, fraud generally, and credit card crimes.
- Chapter 825, relating to abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly person or disabled adult.
- Section 827.071, relating to commercial sexual exploitation of children.
- Chapter 831, relating to forgery and counterfeiting.
- Chapter 832, relating to issuance of worthless checks and drafts.
- Section 836.05, relating to extortion.
- Chapter 837, relating to perjury.
- Chapter 838, relating to bribery and misuse of public office.
- Chapter 843, relating to obstruction of justice.
- Section 847.011, s. 847.012, s. 847.013, s. 847.06, or s. 847.07, relating to obscene literature and profanity.
- Section 849.09, s. 849.14, s. 849.15, s. 849.23, or s. 849.25, relating to gambling.
- Chapter 874, relating to criminal street gangs.
- Chapter 893, relating to drug abuse prevention and control.
- Chapter 896, relating to offenses related to financial transactions.
- Sections 914.22 and 914.23, relating to tampering with a witness, victim, or informant, and retaliation against a witness, victim, or informant.
- Sections 918.12 and 918.13, relating to tampering with jurors and evidence.
Our Attorneys Can Defend You If You Are Accused Of RICO And Conspiracy Crimes In Florida
At King | Morse, in Palm Beach County, Florida, we dedicate our practice to defending the rights of the accused. From our office in West Palm Beach, our attorneys work with clients statewide.
Contact King | Morse, by calling 561-489-5056 or by sending an email inquiry today to schedule a free consultation with an attorney to confidentially discuss your RICO or conspiracy felony charges at the state level.