Category Archives: RICO

RICO and White Collar Prosecutions

Prosecutors sometimes threaten to charge defendants with RICO, even in white-collar cases. This threat often comes when the prosecutor wants to force a plea deal. The Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations law allows prosecutors to group a wide array of … Continue reading

Posted in RICO | Leave a comment

Collateral Damage: FCPA-Related Non-Prosecution Agreement for Hewlett-Packard Leads to Civil RICO Lawsuit

A non-prosecution agreement is a wonderful thing. But it may not mean the end of the woes for a company under government investigation. Hewlett-Packard (HP), the California-based technology firm, and its Mexican subsidiary, HP Mexico, entered into an NPA with … Continue reading

Posted in civil case, FCPA, Non-Prosecution Agreement, RICO | Tagged | Leave a comment