Ten Members of Prison Gang Indicted on RICO Charges

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U.S. Department of Justice news release

BOISE – A federal grand jury indicted ten members of an Idaho prison gang called the Aryan Knights on RICO (the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act) charges, U.S.Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. The indictment results from an FBI investigation of the Aryan Knights at the request of the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC).

The investigation was prompted by information uncovered by the IDOC’s Special Investigations Unit. Because of the depth and scale of the conspiracy, the department requested the assistance of the U.S. Attorney Office for the District of Idaho and the FBI.


Story published: 05/16/2019
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