The Act makes interrelated patterns of criminal activity motivated by or resulting in pecuniary gain a violation of the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The Act imposes sanctions against persons violating the Act and provides compensation to persons injured or aggrieved by violations of the Act. The Act requires a liberal construction to effectuate the remedial purposes of the Act. The Act specifically declares that acts of civil disobedience shall not be prosecuted under the statute.
Lisa M. Gable,
CRIMES AND OFFENSES Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations; Apply Georgia RICO Act to Interrelated Patterns of Criminal Activity Motivated by or the Effect of Which is Pecuniary Gain or Economic or Physical Threat or Injury to Others,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol14/iss1/24