In 1987, Dennis and Barbara Pryba were convicted in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act violations. Go to Search on Dennis and Barbara Pryba.
1. Describe, in your own words, what they did to merit their convictions.
2. What penalties did they receive?
3. Do you think this is what the Congress had in mind when it enacted RICO? Why?