“I was wrongly convicted of murder. I spent nearly 17 years in prison fighting my case. When I finally won a new trial, I chose Greg Robey to be a part of my defense team. He found an FBI agent who had worked on the case in the 1980s, along with critical pieces of evidence that we thought were long lost. After a long and very hard-fought trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. I owe my freedom to Greg Robey and my defense team.” -R.R., Ravenna, Ohio
Established in 1970, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as RICO, is a white-collar offense law that doles out harsh punishments for individuals who participate in organized crime. In the state of Ohio, state-level racketeering-related offenses and organized crime activities are typically covered under “engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.”
Some of the provisions of this law include:
If you face charges for bribery, theft, extortion, murder or other racketeering-related offenses in Ohio, seek skilled legal help. An experienced criminal defense lawyer understands the provisions of the RICO Act and state racketeering laws. He or she can fully investigate your case, protect your rights and fight aggressively to preserve your freedom and your future.