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9A.82.055  <<  9A.82.060 >>   9A.82.070

RCW 9A.82.060

Leading organized crime.

(1) A person commits the offense of leading organized crime by:

     (a) Intentionally organizing, managing, directing, supervising, or financing any three or more persons with the intent to engage in a pattern of criminal profiteering activity; or

     (b) Intentionally inciting or inducing others to engage in violence or intimidation with the intent to further or promote the accomplishment of a pattern of criminal profiteering activity.

     (2)(a) Leading organized crime as defined in subsection (1)(a) of this section is a class A felony.

     (b) Leading organized crime as defined in subsection (1)(b) of this section is a class B felony.

[2003 c 53 § 88; 2001 c 222 § 9. Prior: 1985 c 455 § 7; 1984 c 270 § 6.]

Notes:

     Intent -- Effective date -- 2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.

     Purpose -- Effective date -- 2001 c 222: See notes following RCW 9A.82.001.