Racketeering Lawyer Houston, TX
Racketeering/RICO Violation Defense in Texas
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 a Houston racketeering 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.
RICO Penalties 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
Defense From a Texas Racketeering Lawyer Is Critical
Attorney Silverman has more than 20 years of experience in criminal defense at both the state and federal level. He has represented hundreds of clients charged with a full range of crimes, from drug offenses to financial fraud, and has handled over 100 trials. He practices in courts throughout Texas and is an experienced litigator who can stand up to federal prosecutors.
Contact an Houston racketeering lawyer 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.
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