Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1353

  • Enterprise: means any individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or other legal entity, or any unchartered association, or group of individuals associated in fact and includes unlawful as well as lawful enterprises and governmental as well as other entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1352
  • Pattern of racketeering activity: means engaging in at least two incidents of racketeering activity that have the same or similar intents, results, principals, victims, or methods of commission or otherwise are interrelated by distinguishing characteristics and are not isolated incidents, provided at least one of such incidents occurs after August 21, 1992, and that the last of such incidents occurs within five years after a prior incident of racketeering activity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1352
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • racketeering activity: means committing, attempting to commit, conspiring to commit, or soliciting, coercing, or intimidating another person to commit any crime that is punishable under the following provisions of Title 14 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, or the Louisiana Securities Law:

                (1) R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1352

A.  It is unlawful for any person who has knowingly received any proceeds derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity to use or invest, whether directly or indirectly, any part of such proceeds, or the proceeds derived from the investment or use thereof, in the acquisition of any title to, or any right, interest, or equity in immovable property or in the establishment or operation of any enterprise.  

B.  It is unlawful for any person, through a pattern of racketeering activity, knowingly to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or control of any enterprise or immovable property.  

C.  It is unlawful for any person employed by, or associated with, any enterprise knowingly to conduct or participate in, directly or indirectly, such enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity.  

D.  It is unlawful for any person to conspire or attempt to violate any of the provisions of Subsections A, B, or C of this Section.  

Added by Acts 1983, No. 727, §1, eff. July 22, 1983; Acts 1992, No. 918, §1.