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Racketeering Investigation

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 1961(8) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 96: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.]—
   (8) "racketeering investigation" means any inquiry conducted by any racketeering investigator for the purpose of ascertaining whether any person has been involved in any violation of this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.] or of any final order, judgment, or decree of any court of the United States, duly entered in any case or proceeding arising under this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.];