United States Fifth Circuit

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Abraham v. Singh, 05-30860

In a RICO lawsuit brought by Indian citizens who were recruited under false pretenses to become steelworkers in Louisiana, dismissal of the RICO claim is reversed where plaintiffs adequately pled a pattern of racketeering activity and stated claims under 18 U.S.C. section 1962(c) and (d).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/26/2007
  • Published 02/27/2007

Judges

  • EDITH H. JONES, Chief Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and WIENER and BARKSDALE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Bill Kent Felty (argued), Tulsa, OK, Brent D. Burley, The Burley Law Firm, Gonzales, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael Reese Davis (argued), L.J. Hymel, Hymel, Davis & Petersen, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA, for Defendants-Appellees.