RACKETEERING is a type of organized crime in which criminals use a business to extort money illegally. Musical artist R Kelly was convicted in January 2022 of nine charges, including one count of racketeering, and received his sentence on June 29, 2022. What is racketeering? Racketeering is employed when an individual acquires a business through illegal activities or uses a business to extort money illegally. Most commonly associated with gangs and criminal organizations such as the Mafia , the popular example is a "protection racket" promising to protect the target business from dangerous individuals in the neighborhood. Often in these cases, the problem may be caused by those offering to solve it. In September 2021, R Kelly faced a total of nine charges , including one count of racketeering. He was found guilty of nine counts that including one count of racketeering, and eight counts of violating the Mann Act, and he was sentenced on June 29, 2022. R … [Read more...] about What is racketeering and how long is the minimum sentence for the offense?
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The Racing League competition, which split opinion across the sport, will return in 2022 it has been confirmed. On the back of Thursday's grand finale, bosses are arranging talks for the next event in a year's time. Competing for a share of £1.8million in prize money, 12 teams went head-to-head in a points-based scoring system over six rounds. Team talkSPORT were crowned the winners at Newcastle and their jockey Jack Mitchell earned a £25,000 bonus for topping the standings. "The Racing League will return in 2022, we are already arranging our planning meetings for the coming weeks with our partners at Sky and ARC," chief marketing officer Oli Harris said. An additional £200,000 was split between trainers, staff, owners and jockeys on the winning team and to the second and third-placed riders. Firmament won the William Hill Play Responsibly Racing League Race Thirty-Four Handicap at the final fixture ( Image: PA) Harris was encouraged by the event's appeal to the … [Read more...] about Racing League competition which offered £1.8million in prize money will return in 2022
Novak Djokovic is set to play in Kazakhstan next week (Image: YouTube) SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Novak Djokovic has thrown some doubt on him following through on his current planned schedule to end the 2022 season with talks planned with his team following the Astana Open. Djokovic took part in his first competitive match in nearly three months last week at the Laver Cup and is competing at the Tel Aviv Open this week. Related articles Djokovic battles past Pospisil to reach Tel Aviv Open semi-finals Djokovic leaves Tel Aviv crowd in stitches after mix-up with ballboys The No 1 seed got off to the perfect start with a superb 6-0 6-3 win over Pablo Andujar before defeating Vasek Pospisil to reach the … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic hints he may end season early in last-minute change to 2022 schedule
Actress Louise Fletcher poses backstage after winning the 'Best Actress' award (Image: GETTY) SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The nurse ruthlessly controlled patients at an American mental hospital. Icy cold and whip smart, she evoked evil in a quietly menacing way and was particularly keen to keep troublesome crook R P McMurphy, played by Jack Nicholson, in his place. Related articles Writer Dame Hilary Mantel, 1952-2022 - Obituary Film maker Jean-Luc Godard, 1930-2022 - Obituary The character was so memorable that in 2020, Netflix made the series Ratched, telling the origin story of the cold nurse. In one interview Fletcher denied the nurse was a witch: “I see her as a human being. She believes that what’s she’s … [Read more...] about Actress Louise Fletcher, 1934-2022 – Obituary
Michael Gove says ‘people want reassurance’ from Liz Truss SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info On Sunday evening, GB News Presenter Mark Dolan had Tim Montgomerie, the former advisor to Boris Johnson, on to discuss if Liz Truss can “bounce back” after experiencing criticism over her Government’s mini-budget plan. This week, the Prime Minister has also faced the pound crashing to its lowest level in decades and an emergency intervention by the Bank of England. Related articles Latest poll suggests Labour take 19 point lead Nadine Dorries remains baffled by Boris exit GB News guest Tim Montgomerie believes that Liz Truss can recoup, but she must give a proper explanation for her … [Read more...] about ‘Uphill struggle!’: Mark Dolan questions if Truss can ‘bounce back’ after eventful week
Novak Djokovic speaks ahead of Laver Cup appearance SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Novak Djokovic clinched his third title of the year with an impressive victory over Marin Cilic at the Tel Aviv Open. The 35-year-old wrapped up a 6-3, 6-4 win over the Croat in just over an hour and a half showing some brilliant tennis at various stages. Related articles Novak Djokovic hints he may end season early in last-minute change Djokovic and Medvedev have tough Astana Open draw that favours Alcaraz As has been the case for the majority of the week, the tennis legend made a lightning start, applying the pressure on his opponent’s serve straight away. Cilic only won just one point on his second serve … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic cruises to Tel Aviv Open title in dominant win over Marin Cilic
Jacob Rees-Mogg gives update on Brexit to the Commons SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info South Carolina governor Nikki Haley told the Policy Exchange that Brexit will be a "positive game-changer for the future of Europe" and should be strongly supported by the United States. She stressed the importance of a united western front in response to Russian aggression. She explained: "This is a clash of civilizations — a classic struggle between light and darkness, good and evil, right and wrong. We need look no further than the streets of Mariupol, Hong Kong, and Tehran for proof." The former US Ambassador to the UN added: "Our challenges are steep, but they are not too steep to overcome, so long as we believe in ourselves and our fight … [Read more...] about Brexit: ‘Game-changer’ US governor throws weight behind Britain in stirring speech
Kwasi Kwarteng grilled by host on mini budget u-turn SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The FTSE 100 has plunged by nearly a full percentage point despite a desperate bid from Liz Truss to save face as chaos erupts in the Conservative Party. UK's blue-chip shares were dragged down after the Chancellor announced plans to scrap the top rate of income tax for the highest earners, which had drawn a furious backlash. The FTSE 100 quickly plummeted when the stock markets opened this morning, before briefly recovering. Related articles Truss is fighting for her political life after Gove forces U-turn. Tory ministers got 2 minute warning before Truss's 45p tax rate U-turn But at 8.56am it had nosedived by … [Read more...] about FTSE plunges as market sends Truss warning to ‘deliver on promises’ or face more chaos
JEFFREY Dahmer was convicted of the murder and dismemberment of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. During the trial, Wendy Patrickus was tasked with defending Dahmer and now she has opened up about working on behalf of the serial killer in a new Netflix documentary. Who was Jeffrey Dahmer's defense attorney Wendy Patrickus? Jeffrey Dahmer has been the focus of many documentaries over the years, after he was convicted of 17 murders , in Milwaukee, Wisconsin . In 2022 he will be the focus of yet another documentary, Conversations With A Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes. Participating in the Netflix series is Wendy Patrickus, who was once Jeffrey Dahmer's defence attorney. Patrickus was just 25 when she was assigned to Dahmer's Case, was one year out of law school and had just moved to Milwaukee. Read More on Jeffrey Dahmer EVIL ACTS Inside Jeffrey Dahmer's twisted mind & how he 'wanted to be murdered' … [Read more...] about Who is Jeffrey Dahmer’s defence lawyer Wendy Patrickus?