An Experienced Defense Attorney Is Critical
The Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) was originally meant to prohibit a criminal organization from profiting from legitimate business operations. Today, however, the RICO Act may also be used to charge any corporation, or individual, with criminal activity.
If you have been charged or are under investigation for RICO violations, contact an attorney immediately. These are serious charges that are vigorously prosecuted by the federal government. The Law Offices of Jed Silverman provides experienced, aggressive defense against all types of white collar criminal charges, including RICO/racketeering. For a free consultation with a Houston RICO lawyer, please call (713) 226-8800 or contact us online.
RICO and Related Charges
Depending on the specifics of the charge, penalties for a RICO violation conviction can include:
- Up to life in prison
- Property forfeiture for any assets obtained as a result of the crime
In addition, you may be facing penalties for other serious criminal charges. RICO violations are usually charged in conjunction with other crimes such as:
- Mail and wire fraud
- Money laundering
- Drug trafficking
- Drug manufacturing
Attorney Silverman has more than 10 years of experience in criminal defense. He has represented hundreds of clients charged with a full range of crimes, from drug offenses to financial fraud. He practices in state and federal courts throughout Texas and is an experienced litigator who can stand up to federal prosecutors.
Texas Racketeering Lawyer
Contact an attorney as soon as you think you may be under investigation for RICO violations. The earlier we get involved, the better our chances of negotiating with the prosecution. Please call our office today at (713) 226-8800 to schedule a free consultation.Click Here For A Free Case Evaluation