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Private plaintiff has no right to injunctive relief under RICO (access required)

In an issue of first impression that has divided other circuits, the court held that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, or RICO, Act does not give private plaintiffs a right to sue for injunctive relief. Background The named plaintiffs received short-term loans from online lenders affiliated with a federally recognized Native American tribe. Eventually the borrowers ...