CHICAGO-(AEAE)-A CIVIL RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATION ACT (RICO) CAUSE OF ACTION WAS FILED TODAY AGAINST THE LAW FIRM OF BRYAN CAVE LLP, SENIOR PARTNER STEVEN R. SMITH, RODNEY PERRY AND ASSOCIATE MICHAEL WRICH. This is civil action accrue under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ( RICO) remedies authorized by the federal statutes at 18 U.S.C. 1961 et seq.; for declaratory and injunctive relief; for actual, consequential and exemplary damages; and for all other relief which this honorable Superior Court deems just and proper under all circumstances which have occasioned this Initial COMPLAINT. See 18 U.S.C. §§ 1964(a) and (c) (“Civil RICO”).
“The primary cause of this action is a widespread criminal enterprise engaged in a pattern of racketeering activity across State lines, and a conspiracy to engage in racketeering activity involving numerous RICO predicate acts during the past ten (10) calendar years.
The predicate acts alleged here cluster around a scheme to defraud mortgage holders by trafficking in fraudulent loan practices, failing to disclose the terms of the loans to mortgages , charging usury interest rates, foreclosing on homes, and then profiting from the foreclosure and resale of the homes to third parties. The primary predicate offenses in this case pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1961 mail fraud, wire fraud and fraud in the sale of mortgages. The Defendants “causes” the mails to be used with the meaning of the mail fraud statute.
Other RICO predicate acts, appearing as part of this conspiracy, were actually part of the overall conspiracy and pattern of racketeering activity alleged herein, e.g. mail fraud and bank fraud. See 18 U.S.C. §§ 1341 and 1344, respectively.
The primary objective of the racketeering enterprise has been to inflict severe and sustained economic hardship upon Plaintiff, and similar other parties who were victims of fraudulent loan practices throughout Illinois, Arizona, and throughout the country as well known to Bryan Cave, Steven R. Smith, Rodney Perry and Michael Werich.
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Bryan Cave, Steven R. Smith, Rodney Perry and Michael Werich. Are considered innocient until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.