Tampa Racketeering And RICO Charges Attorneys
RICO Violations Defense In Florida
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO, 18 U.S.C. Section 1961) prohibits a criminal organization from profiting from legitimate business operations. Depending on the specifics of the charges, penalties for conviction can include up to life in prison as well as property forfeiture for any assets obtained as a result of the offense.
If you or your business is charged with a RICO violation, you need an experienced federal crimes defense attorney on your side. O’Brien Hatfield Reese, PA, handles complex white collar and federal criminal cases throughout the Middle District of Florida. Attorney Mark J. O’Brien is a former prosecutor who now provides aggressive defense representation for a complete range of federal crimes.
Racketeering And Related Criminal Charges
Our Tampa racketeering defense lawyers have a broad range of experience with federal crimes. Your attorney must be able to fight any criminal charge because RICO violations are usually charged in conjunction with other crimes such as:
- Mail and wire fraud
- Money laundering
- Securities fraud
- Drug trafficking and importation
- Drug manufacturing and distribution
At O’Brien Hatfield Reese, PA, we understand the powers and limitations of the government’s resources. Because we have litigated thousands of criminal cases, we know how to counter the prosecution’s strategy and exploit weaknesses in its case. We have no fear in negotiations or at trial because we have the experience and skill to battle with the government.