Unformatted text preview: Cockfighting Louisiana last state to make illegal Illegal cockfighting operations still rampant. Dog fighting Felony in 48 of 50 states Michael Vick – drugs, gambling, interstate dog fighting operations; violations of RICO Sports Agents Crimes
Sports Agents Crimes SPARTA and State Legislation Criminal penalties for failing to register SPARTA must point out to player loss of eligibility Human Trafficking Conspiracy to commit alien smuggling for profit
Smuggle Cuban baseball players in Subsequently profit by representing as agent Cubans who make it to US soil may stay in country. Crimes Against the Government
Crimes Against the Government Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) Operating an illegal business or scheme in order to make profit
Broad – bribery, counterfeiting, illegal gambling, extortion Closely related to...
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