If you are facing criminal charges under the federal RICO Act, you face possible harsh criminal and civil penalties. For example, errors in billing or filing for insurance claims may subject you to a federal investigation.
RICO is a complicated law that contains many requirements before a conviction can be obtained. It is important to seek legal representation from a criminal defense attorney experienced in RICO law. If you are facing a criminal or fraud investigation, get help from an experienced Orlando criminal defense attorney at the Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A.
Civil RICO allows a plaintiff to sue for treble damages plus attorney fees. The defendant will not go to jail but may be financially ruined by a large civil RICO verdict. the Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A., has found that the experience in criminal defense is important to successfully defend a civil RICO case.
The United States Supreme Court in the case of Bridge v. Phoenix Bond and Indemnity Co. issued an important decision that makes it easier to bring a successful civil RICO suit. This case, however, also reiterates legal issues that are helpful to the defense.
To learn more about RICO, call an Orlando criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A., (407) 901-5852. Submit questions you have for us by filling out the attached contact us form.
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