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What Are the Penalties for Racketeering in Tennessee?

When organized groups run illegal businesses, or use legitimate organizations to embezzle funds, they can be charged with the federal crime of racketeering. Conviction of this crime could carry heavy penalties, including fines up to $25,000 and a prison term up to 20 years per count of racketeering, restitution, loss of assets, and years of probation or parole. The stakes are always high in federal criminal prosecutions. If you have been accused of racketeering, act now to retain a Knoxville racketeering lawyer who is well qualified to defend you against these charges.

A Racketeering conviction can include:

  • Long-term imprisonment
  • Probation or parole
  • Payment of restitution to the victims
  • Significant fines above and beyond restitution forfeiture of assets

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, has exceptional experience representing clients at the federal level. He has a successful track record in 18 years of criminal defense practice, as you can see from his favorable case results. He has successfully defended many clients charged with serious federal crimes, including violations of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He has earned a Martindale-Hubbell® BV Distinguished® Rating and a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating for his legal skills and dedication to his clients.

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law Racketeering Legal Counsel

To convict an individual of the crime of racketeering, it is not necessary to prove that the defendant personally committed an illegal act. The burden on the prosecution is to prove, instead, that the defendant owns or manages an organization that regularly performs one or more of a number of specific illegal activities.

Racketeering cases can be very complicated. The prosecution is generally well funded and well prepared in federal criminal matters, and the consequences upon conviction are severe. Do not risk your rights or your liberty if you are facing racketeering charges. Seek help from an experienced Knoxville criminal defense attorney who will protect your legal rights and aggressively defend you against these serious charges.

Contact us for an attorney who has an exceptional level of experience in federal crime defense if you are facing charges of racketeering.


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