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Ex-Special Counsel Loses $202M RICO Suit Against Feds

Law360, Los Angeles (February 9, 2016, 10:18 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday tossed a $202 million Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act suit that former special counsel Scott Bloch, who previously pled guilty to ordering the deletion of emails on government computers, filed against former George W. Bush administration officials.

Granting a motion to dismiss by defendants including the Executive Office of the President and the Office of Personnel Management, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III ruled that the RICO claim was barred by sovereign immunity and that a government agency can't...
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