North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 75D Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations

  • § 75D-1   Short title
    This Chapter shall be known and may be cited as the North Carolina Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). (1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c....
  • § 75D-2   Findings and intent of General Assembly
    (a) The General Assembly finds that a severe problem is posed in this State by the increasing organization among certain unlawful elements and the increasing...
  • § 75D-3   Definitions
    As used in this Chapter, the term: (a) "Enterprise" means any person, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, business trust, union chartered under the laws of this...
  • § 75D-4   Prohibited activities
    (a) No person shall: (1) Engage in a pattern of racketeering activity or, through a pattern of racketeering activities or through proceeds derived therefrom, acquire...
  • § 75D-5   RICO civil forfeiture proceedings
    (a) All property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through a racketeering activity or pattern...
  • § 75D-6   Power to compel examination
    Whenever the Attorney General has reason to believe that any person or enterprise may have information or may be in possession, custody or control of...
  • § 75D-7   False testimony
    False testimony as to any material fact by any person examined under the provisions of this Chapter shall constitute perjury and a conviction shall be...
  • § 75D-8   Available RICO civil remedies
    (a) As part of a final judgment of forfeiture, any judge of the superior court may, after giving reasonable notice to potential innocent claimants, enjoin...
  • § 75D-9   Period of limitations as to civil proceedings under this Chapter
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a civil action or proceeding under this Chapter may be commenced within five years after the conduct in violation...
  • § 75D-10   Civil remedies are supplemental and not mutually exclusive
    The application of one civil remedy under this Chapter shall not preclude the application of any other remedy under this Chapter or any other provision...
  • § 75D-11   Reciprocal agreements with other states
    The Attorney General is authorized to enter into reciprocal agreements with any United States attorney or the attorney general or chief prosecuting attorney of any...
  • § 75D-12   Venue
    In any forfeiture action brought pursuant to this Chapter, the claim for relief shall be considered to have arisen in any county in which an...
  • § 75D-13   Filing and attachment of RICO lien notice
    (a) Upon the institution of any proceeding under this Chapter, the Attorney General then or at any time during the pendency of the proceeding may...
  • § 75D-14   Release of lien notice
    The Attorney General filing the RICO lien notice, or the court for good cause shown at anytime, may release in whole or in part any...