2021 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 14 - Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
§ 16-14-4. Prohibited Activities
- It shall be unlawful for any person, through a pattern of racketeering activity or proceeds derived therefrom, to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or control of any enterprise, real property, or personal property of any nature, including money.
- It shall be unlawful for any person employed by or associated with any enterprise to conduct or participate in, directly or indirectly, such enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to conspire or endeavor to violate any of the provisions of subsection (a) or (b) of this Code section. A person violates this subsection when:
- He or she together with one or more persons conspires to violate any of the provisions of subsection (a) or (b) of this Code section and any one or more of such persons commits any overt act to effect the object of the conspiracy; or
- He or she endeavors to violate any of the provisions of subsection (a) or (b) of this Code section and commits any overt act to effect the object of the endeavor.
(Code 1933, § 26-3403, enacted by Ga. L. 1980, p. 405, § 1; Ga. L. 1982, p. 1385, §§ 3, 9; Ga. L. 1984, p. 22, § 16; Ga. L. 2015, p. 693, § 2-25/HB 233.)Editor's notes.
- Ga. L. 2015, p. 693, § 4-1/HB 233, not codified by the General Assembly, provides that: "This Act shall become effective on July 1, 2015, and shall apply to seizures of property for forfeiture that occur on or after that date. Any such seizure that occurs before July 1, 2015, shall be governed by the statute in effect at the time of such seizure."Law reviews.
- For article, "A Comprehensive Analysis of Georgia RICO," see 9 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 537 (1993). For article on the 2015 amendment of this Code section, see 32 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 1 (2015).JUDICIAL DECISIONS
- General Consideration
Appeal of a Federal Mail Fraud Conviction, 42 Am. Jur. Trials 1.ALR.
- Validity, construction, and application of state computer crime and fraud laws, 87 ALR6th 1.
Offense of Committing Murder In Aid of Racketeering (VICAR) in Drug Enterprise under 18 U.S.C.A. § 1959, 47 A.L.R. Fed. 3d Art. 5.