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Pattern of Racketeering Activity

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 1961(5) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 96: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.]—
   (5) "pattern of racketeering activity" requires at least two acts of racketeering activity, one of which occurred after the effective date of this chapter and the last of which occurred within ten years (excluding any period of imprisonment) after the commission of a prior act of racketeering activity;