(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.]
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