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Liability under civil RICO, appellate court

A business can be held liable under civil RICO for:

A. Mailing 10,000 deceptive fliers every week for a year

B. Putting false information in its website

C. Undercutting its own prices to force competition out of the market

D. Breaching a contract with the U.S. Government

An appellate court does which of the following things?

A. Re-tries a case at the request of the losing party

B. Corrects factual mistakes that were made by the trial court

C. Corrects legal mistakes that were made by the trial court

D. Determines which branch of government should handle a lawsuit.

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A business can be held liable under civil RICO for:

A. Mailing 10,000 deceptive fliers every week for a year

B. Putting false information in its website

C. Undercutting its own prices to force competition out of the market

D. Breaching a contract with the U.S. Government

Answer: A. Mailing 10,000 deceptive fliers every week for a year

Mail and wire fraud are two crimes upon which a RICO claim can be brought.
RICO claims cannot be based upon breach of contract, broken promises, negligence, defective product design, failed business transactions, or any number of other factual scenarios that may give rise to other ...

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