Definitions of "racketeering"
  1. A form of coercion where money or a benefit is unlawfully obtained through threat or force
  2. A sequence of unlawful activities, such as extortion or homicide, undertaken to support a business, which is managed or controlled by those participating in these illicit acts
How to use "racketeering" in a sentence
  1. In the trial, the prosecutor presented evidence of racketeering, including threats and coercion used by the defendants to extort money from local businesses.
  2. The detective spent years investigating the complex network of racketeering that funneled funds into the criminal enterprise.
  3. He was arrested and charged with racketeering for his involvement in organized crime.

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