Racketeering Case Result
Charge: Our client was charged with Racketeering (RICO), three (3) counts of Bookmaking and four (4) counts of Keeping a Gambling House. The racketeering charge alone carries a sentence of thirty (30) years in Florida State Prison and the other seven counts carry a prison sentence of five (5) years each.
Disposition: Pursuant to a plea agreement, the State dropped the racketeering charge along with the three Bookmaking counts. Adjudication was withheld (no conviction) on the remaining three counts of Maintaining a Gambling House and our client received three (3) years’ concurrent probation and must pay related court costs.