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RICO can’t be based on defamatory conduct (access required)

Defamation allegations in a case involving an alleged scheme to defraud a company out of millions of dollars in student loan debt do not provide the requisite predicate for civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. A tortious interference counterclaim failed to show intentional breach or termination of the agreements, and a ...