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racketeering

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌrækəˈtɪərɪŋ/
the practice of making money from organized illegal activities: In June, the government indicted him on 16 counts of racketeering, bribery, fraud and obstruction of justice. They took part in racketeering activity which included money laundering, wire fraud, and mail fraud.
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