You are a newly hired FBI agent working in the Organized Crime Unit. As part of your training, you are learning about the use of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO), which was passed by Congress with the declared purpose of seeking to eradicate organized crime in the United States.
Using APA format, discuss the following in 1–2 pages.
- You should demonstrate your understanding of organized crime and be sure to explain and discuss the RICO Act, including the nature of what this Act covers, what types of incidences are involved in organized crime, and what prosecutions have happened under the RICO Act.
- Provide a justification for keeping the Organized Crime Unit in place.