Definition of Racketeering

1. Noun. Engaging in a racket.

Generic synonyms: Felony
Derivative terms: Racketeer



Definition of Racketeering

1. Noun. The criminal action of being involved in a racket. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of racketeer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Racketeering

1. racketeer [v] - See also: racketeer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racketeering

rackers
racket
racket-tail
racket-tails
racket-tall
racket-talled
racket abuse
racket amputation
racket club
racketball
racketed
racketeer
racketeered
racketeering (current term)
racketeers
racketer
racketers
racketier
racketiest
racketiness
racketing
racketry
rackets
rackett
racketts
rackety
rackful
rackfuls

Literary usage of Racketeering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dedicated Computer Crime Units by J. Thomas McEwen (1988)
"Support of Criminal Enterprises Prostitution and racketeering Case The prostitution ring in this case had been operating in several cities and had revenues ..."

2. Urban Street Gang Enforcement by Edward Connors, Barbara Webster, Newl Miller, Claire Johnson, Elizabeth Fraser, Bill Falcon (1998)
"racketeering Enterprise Laws. State laws targeting criminal enterprises are directed at organizations of a continuing nature that engage repeatedly in acts ..."

3. Handbook of Forensic Science by Maria Josefi (1994)
"The racketeering Records Analysis Unit ... utilized to launder the funds, and the illegal activity involved in the money-laundering operation. racketeering ..."

4. Using Civil Remedies for Criminal Behavior: Rationale, Case Studies by Peter Finn (1994)
"The police take responsibility for investigating possible chop shop operations and gathering evidence of criminal activity and racketeering. ..."

5. Proceedings [of The] Convention (1904)
"One reason the reactionary press deliberately injected this implication of racketeering was their desire to cover up the open, clumsy, frontal attack upon ..."

6. Sustaining the Transition: The Social Safety Net in Postcommunist Europe by Ethan B. Kapstein, Michael Mandelbaum (1997)
"This is not much in comparison, and racketeering seems heavily focused on the retail sector. Let us compare the numbers. The voucher privatization gave the ..."

7. FBI Reorganization: Progress Made in Efforts to Transform, but Major by David M. Walker (2003)
"May be initiated when two or more persons are engaged in racketeering for monetary or ... SAC may authorize defined racketeering, with notification to AG or ..."

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