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Strong Defense Against State And Federal RICO Charges

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO, is a federal law designed to combat racketeering and organized crime in the United States. The act targets a range of unlawful activities as part of an enterprise or organization.

If you are charged with or suspected of RICO offenses, you need an aggressive attorney who understands the complexities involved in these complicated investigations as well as the nuances of state and federal RICO laws.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, The Hames Law Firm L.L.C. has defended clients for over 25 years in RICO investigations and other criminal charges. Attorney Adam Marshall Hames will steadfastly protect your rights if you are targeted in an investigation.

Crimes That Fall Under The RICO Act

RICO encompasses a multitude of anti-racketeering and anti-corruption laws. These include:

  • Bribery
  • Extortion
  • Money laundering
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Drug trafficking
  • Fraud
  • Kidnapping
  • Robbery
  • Counterfeiting
  • Terrorist acts

Penalties for any of these crimes under RICO often lead to severe penalties. Prison terms of five to 20 years and fines of $25,000 per count are common.

Mr. Hames is well-versed in the defense strategies to safeguard your rights and reputation. He will work to dismiss or reduce charges, prove your innocence in court or minimize penalties.

Federal Vs. Georgia RICO Provisions

While the federal RICO Act is well-known, Georgia’s statutes pose significant challenges. The decision to prosecute under federal or state law hinges on various factors, including the crime’s nature and impact.

Attorney Hames has a thorough understanding of both federal and Georgia RICO statutes. He knows how to navigate these complex criminal cases to offer the aggressive and knowledgeable representation you deserve.

Contact Attorney Hames To Protect Your Future And Reputation

Attorney Hames brings a deep understanding of the law and a compassionate commitment to protecting your rights. If you face charges under RICO, call 404-947-4983 or email him to schedule a consultation. Protecting you is attorney Hames’ top priority.