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antiracketeering

Definitions

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  • adj. Countering racketeering.

Etymologies

anti- +‎ racketeering (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • New antiracketeering legislation and technology, coupled with tougher drug laws, undercover operations, unprecedented interagency cooperation, and WITSEC, the federal witness protection program, were effective weapons against the mob.

    Kill the Irishman

  • Nearly two weeks ago, a federal jury concluded Pfizer violated an antiracketeering law by promoting Neurontin for off-label uses, and awarded damages of $47 million, which is to be automatically tripled under the law; Pfizer said it will pursue post-trial motions and an appeal.

    Pfizer Settles Neurontin Wrongful-Death Suit

  • BOSTON — A federal court jury decided Thursday that Pfizer Inc. violated a federal antiracketeering law by promoting its epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses, such as treating migraine headaches, and said Pfizer must pay damages up to about $141 million.

    Jury Rules Against Pfizer in Marketing Case

  • Pfizer Jury Rules Against Firm in Marketing Case A federal court jury decided Thursday that Pfizer Inc. violated a federal antiracketeering law by promoting its epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses, such as treating migraine headaches, and said Pfizer must pay damages up to about $141 million.

    Corporate Watch

  • Supreme Court ruling last month that they can use RICO, a federal antiracketeering statute, in civil suits against abortion protesters.

    Propaganda Made Me Do It

  • Agents received congressional authorization to use electronic surveillance, and in 1970, Congress passed the Rico act, an antiracketeering law.

    CNN Transcript Jul 16, 2008

  • In 2006 U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ruled that the tobacco industry had deceived smokers for decades, violating the federal antiracketeering law.

    Snuffed Out

  • But Floyd says Mohawk encourages undocumented workers to apply, hires them and hides them in violation of antiracketeering laws passed by congress in 1996.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2006

  • Her research had been used to support the abortion providers' successful invocation of the RICO antiracketeering laws in their fight against their opponents, alleging a nationwide conspiracy to close down clinics.

    The Killing Kind

  • Mortimer Caplin, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, told Senator John L. McClellan's antiracketeering committee that a total of $25 billion a year is wagered in the United States, but he did not provide a breakdown on how much was legal and how much went into illegal channels.

    The Baleful Influence of Gambling

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