26.6. RICO - Conduct Or Participation In An Enterprise Through Collection Of Unlawful Debt
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 26 Racketing within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
26.6 RICO - CONDUCT OR PARTICIPATION IN AN ENTERPRISE THROUGH COLLECTIO N OF UNLAWFUL DEBT 895.03(3), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of Unlawfully [Conducting] [Participating in] an Enterprise, the State must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] was [employed by] [associated with] an enterprise. 2. [Name of defendant] [conducted] [participated in], directly or indirectly, such enterprise through the knowing collection of an unlawful debt. Definitions - 895.02(2), Fla. Stat. "Unlawful debt" means any money or other thing of value constituting principal or interest of a debt that is legally unenforceable in Florida in whole or in part because the debt was incurred or contracted in violation of the following law: recite applicable [recite applicable . An "enterprise" is an ongoing organization, formal or informal, that functions both as a continuing unit and has a common purpose of engaging in a course of conduct.