2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 43 - Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO).
97-43-5 - Prohibited activities.
§ 97-43-5. Prohibited activities.
(1) It is unlawful for any person who has with criminal intent received any proceeds derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity or through the collection of an unlawful debt to use or invest, whether directly or indirectly, any part of such proceeds or the proceeds derived from the investment or use thereof, in the acquisition of any title to, or any right, interest, or equity in, real property or in the establishment or operation of any enterprise.
(2) It is unlawful for any person, through a pattern of racketeering activity or through the collection of an unlawful debt, to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or control of any enterprise or real property.
(3) It is unlawful for any person employed by, or associated with, any enterprise to conduct or participate, directly or indirectly, in such enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity or the collection of an unlawful debt.
(4) It is unlawful for any person to conspire to violate any of the provisions of subsections (1), (2) or (3) of this section.
Sources: Laws, 1984, ch. 433, § 3; reenacted, 1986, ch. 461, § 3, eff from and after passage (approved April 11, 1986).
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