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Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

Latest Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act Items

    Narcotics officers arrested in corruption case

    A group of corrupt narcotics officers from the Philadelphia Police Department robbed, beat up and kidnapped numerous suspected drug dealers, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during a seven-year span, according to a federal grand jury indictment released last Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

    Members of Ironworkers Local 401 arrested Tuesday

    Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested 10 members of Ironworkers Local 401 on charges they allegedly participated in a conspiracy to commit criminal acts of extortion, arson, destruction of property and assault, in order to force construction contractors to hire union ironworkers.