RICO used against federal prosecutor
A Las Vegas man facing trial for tax evasion has sued the federal prosecutor in his case, using a law that's normally a tool to fight organized crime.
The defendant, Robert Kahre, alleges Assistant U.S. Attorney J. Gregory Damm and a number of others carried out their duties with a pattern of behavior that constitutes an organized, ongoing criminal enterprise. Kahre filed the so-called RICO claim in late February. RICO stands for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
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