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1. Today’s 🧵 is going to focus on my favorite law of all time:

Let’s talk about #RICO 🤗

What does it stand for❓

R acketeering
I nfluenced and
C orrupt
O rganizations Act

RICO is going to be the end of ALL them. 💥

Let’s learn more ... 👇⚖️
2. What does #RICO do and when was this Act put into motion?

Rico was born in (passed) 1970.

The purpose of these statutes are to combat organized crime in the USA. 🇺🇸

RICO is one of the strongest longest arms of the law. ⚖️
I ❤️ RICO only second to our USC.
WHY?

Read on 🍿
3. How do u convict a (D)efendant under RICO?
All you need is 2 prove that the D engaged in 2 OR MORE instances of racketeering activity AND that D directly invested in, maintained an interest in, or participated in a criminal enterprise affecting interstate or foreign commerce.
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#NXIVM sex cult leader #KeithRaniere faces #ChildPornography charges in new indictment
rt.com/usa/453770-nxi…
#KeithRaniere, leader of #NXIVM (pronounced 'Nexium'), an Albany-based cult that styled itself as a self-improvement group, is facing two more charges in a superseding indictment unsealed by the attorney for New York's Eastern District on Wednesday
scribd.com/document/40183…
It is now alleged that #KeithRaniere better known as 'Vanguard' or 'Master' within the secretive group, coerced underage girls to participate in porn photoshoots for more than 10 years. He then kept files with sexually explicit images and stored them on a hard drive.
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‼️Alexandre Ventura Nogueira

(Trump Ocean Club Panama 2005)

The developer (Kalif) recalled that Trump wanted to use the Panama project as a “baby” for his daughter Ivanka, who had just joined the Trump Org, to gain experience in the property business
.
reuters.com/investigates/s…
To get the project off the ground Trump needed to pre-sell units to get the financing needed.

This was where Alexandre Nogueira came came on board.

The Brazilian had arrived in Panama in the mid-2000s from Spain, where he had worked as a car salesman.
reuters.com/investigates/s…
In Panama Alexandre V. Nogueira soon gained the reputation as an alleged fraudster in business with a money-launderer and two alleged criminals from the former Soviet Union.Birds of a feather!
reuters.com/investigates/s…
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1) ⏰ NXIVM CASE UPDATE: ⏰

Sept. 7, 11 & 12 NEW court docs surface, detailing where they are at in the case, U.S. wanting “complex case” designation, how many terabytes they have on them, and Clare Bronfman wants access to her #NXIVM friends because she's lonely & stressed.🙄
2) In case you aren’t terribly familiar with this case, this is a great article Big League Politics put together when Clare Bronfman was indicted. It covers the 8 key players quite well. #NXIVM

bigleaguepolitics.com/read-the-indic…
3) To offer a little more perspective, below are the pending counts against Keith Raniere and Allison Mack. Note, #NXIVM is a BIG group, which you will see in the following court docs. These folks listed throughout are some of the ringleaders. #ChildTrafficking
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Aug 15-22, 2018
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1. Ricky Johnston from Las Vegas admitted to receiving over 600 images of toddlers & children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison.

#childpornography #childsexabuse #RickyJohnston #projectsafechildhood

justice.gov/usao-nv/pr/las…
2. Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest one of the most prolific dark net drug dealers in the world.
Matthew & Holly Roberts used the darknet marketplace to distribute #fentanyl #oxycodone #heroin #meth & other drugs.

#darknet #silkroad #alphabay
justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/o…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Week of July 30, 2018
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1. Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges.

#childpornography #projectsafechildhood #ICAC #NewMexico

justice.gov/usao-nm/pr/las…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
July 12, 13, 2018
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1. Former Border Patrol Agent Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute 4ANPP Used in the Manufacturing of Fentanyl

#BorderPatrol #fentanyl #4anpp #drugtrafficking #SanYsidro #mexico

justice.gov/usao-sdca/pr/f…
2. Phony “Prince” Charged with Committing Child Sex Offenses

#DavidMilliner #childpornography #childabuse #childsexabuse

justice.gov/usao-edpa/pr/p…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings for July 10, 2018
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1. University of Colorado Professor Pleads Guilty to Fraud

#OlegVasilyev #LosAlamosNationalLabs #UniversityofColorado

justice.gov/usao-co/pr/uni…
2. Biopharmaceutical Employees Convicted of Insider Trading

#securitiesfraud #insidertrading #clinicaltrials #JasonChan #SongjiangWang

justice.gov/usao-ma/pr/bio…
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Selected list of #indictments for week of June 30, 2018
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1. Luis Rodriguez has been charged with laundering hundreds of thousands in drug proceeds thru Las Vegas real estate and shell corporations to send the proceeds to drug traffickers & money launderers in Mexico.

#drugtrafficking #moneylaundering #mexico

justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/l…
2. Liberian War Criminal Living in Delaware County Convicted of Immigration Fraud and Perjury

#Woewiyu #NPFL #CharlesTaylor #samueldoegovernment #Liberia

justice.gov/usao-edpa/pr/l…
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Selected list of #indictments for June 27, June 28, and June 29, 2018
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1. First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and More Than $23.6 Million

#darknet #drugtrafficking #weaponstrafficking

justice.gov/opa/pr/first-n…
2. Multiple convictions in federal sex trafficking cases

#childsextrafficking #indianapolis #indiana

justice.gov/usao-sdin/pr/m…
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Selected list of #indictments for June 21 and June 22, 2018
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1. Federal Grand Jury Indicts West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice.
Charged with Obstruction of Justice and other federal Crimes

#mailfraud #wirefraud #witnesstampering

justice.gov/usao-sdwv/pr/f…
2. Newly Unsealed Federal Indictment Charges Iranian Businessman with Illegally Exporting Nuclear Nonproliferation-Controlled Materials from Illinois

#InternationalEmergencyEconomicPowersAct
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Selected list of #indictments for June 14 and June 15, 2018
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1. "Danville, VA – Federal, state and local authorities announced this afternoon the largest and most significant federal prosecution of organized gang activity in the Western District of Virginia in at least a decade."

justice.gov/usao-wdva/pr/e…
2a. Former Hospital Owner Sentenced to over 5 Years in Prison for Orchestrating Scheme that Paid over $40 Million in Illegal Kickbacks to Doctors, Other Medical Professionals for Spinal Surgery Referrals

#healthcarefraud #kickbacks #PacificHospital
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Thread. Selected list of #indictments for May 24, 2018
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Pfizer Agrees to Pay $23.85 Million to Resolve Allegations that it Paid Kickbacks Through a Co-Pay Assistance Foundation
#medicare #kickbacks #pricegouging #Pharmaceuticals

justice.gov/usao-ma/pr/pfi…
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Former Kentucky County Treasurer Indicted For Fraud and Identity Theft
#wirefraud #identitytheft

justice.gov/usao-edky/pr/f…
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