How “Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity” Can Add Years to a Possible Sentence

October 5th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Gang Membership, Robbery

Texas prosecutors will often try and “enhance” a criminal case by charging the defendant with “engaging in organized criminal activity” or EOCA. This is the state equivalent of the federal RICO statute. It essentially enables the government to charge a defendant with participating in a criminal organization in addition to the underlying criminal act. An […]

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