the practice of conducting or engaging in a , as extortion or bootlegging.
a person engaged in a .
to engage in a .
Whatever skills it takes to succeed in espionage or racketeering, I patently lack.
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The government used Simmons to authenticate 11 overt acts in the racketeering indictment of Welch and his deputy.
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But in 2008, Pellicano was found guilty on 76 charges—including wire fraud, identity theft, and racketeering.
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In 2001, Edwards was found guilty on charges of racketeering and sentenced to ten years in Federal prison.
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He was Irish American, his racketeering operation rooted in the insular, Old World neighborhood of South Boston.
The Last Godfather T.J. English June 25, 2011
In 2002 Zerilli went to prison again, this time for racketeering.
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The indictment included 30 counts of money laundering, extortion, obstruction of justice, racketeering, and bribery.
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Kohn built her racketeering empire in stages, says the bankruptcy trustee.
Madoff’s Devilish Female Partner in Crime Allan Dodds Frank December 10, 2010
His weapons charges have been tossed, and racketeering could be next.
Could El Chapo Go Free? Michael Daly November 18, 2014
It was a shame that he should be imprisoned when racketeering rats like Scorio went scot-free right here in New York.
Empire Clifford Donald Simak
a person engaged in illegal enterprises for profit
(intransitive) to operate a racket
1928 (noun and verb), from racket (n.1) + -eer. Related: Racketeering (1928).
A person who works in an illegal racket; a member of the rackets; gangster, mobster, wise guy (late 1920s+)
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emitting rays of light; shining; bright: the radiant sun; radiant colors. bright with joy, hope, etc.: radiant smiles; a radiant future. Physics. emitted or propagated by radiation. Heraldry. noting a partition line having a series of flamelike indentations formed by ogees joined in zigzags; rayonny. (of a charge, as an ordinary) having an edge or […]
to extend, spread, or move like rays or radii from a center. to emit rays, as of light or heat; irradiate. to issue or proceed in rays. (of persons) to project or glow with cheerfulness, joy, etc.: She simply radiates with good humor. to emit in rays; disseminate, as from a center. (of persons) to […]
Physics. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and absorbed by another body. the energy transferred by these processes. the act or process of radiating. something that is radiated. radial arrangement of parts. […]