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RACKETEERING is one of several white-collar crimes, and is considered a felony offense under Minnesota law. According to MN Statute 609.903, a person is guilty of racketeering if they participate in a pattern of criminal activity and:

  • are employed by or associated with an enterprise and intentionally conduct or participate in its affairs,
  • acquire or maintain an interest in or control of an enterprise or real property, or
  • have received economic gain and/or knowingly invest in the proceeds gained from it.


If convicted, you may be sentenced to imprisonment for no more than 20 years and/or to payment of a fine no more than $1,000,000.

What should I do?

Due to the seriousness of the offense, it is absolutely crucial that you hire a lawyer in order to understand your rights and get the best results possible. Contact us at 651-364-1508 to see how we can help with your case.

Frequently Asked Question

  • Minnesota law makes it a crime to operate a motor vehicle and they define the term motor vehicle as “every vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires. the term includes motorboats in operation and off-road recreation vehicles, but does not include a vehicle moved solely by human power. So your ATV’s, electric scooters and bikes, boats, jetskis, and yes, even your tractors, are fair game.