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Aggravated RICO conspiracy not a ‘crime of violence’ (access required)

Because a defendant may complete the final element of an aggravated RICO conspiracy without using, attempting to use or threatening to use physical force, an aggravated RICO conspiracy is not categorically a crime of violence. Background Antonio Simmons, Nathaniel Mitchell and Malek Lassiter were charged in a 38-count second superseding indictment, or SSI. The SSI alleged that ...