Racketeering allegations against Greenpeace claimed the organization created false reports “for the unlawful purpose of soliciting fraudulent donations from the public.
Resolute Forest Products accused Greenpeace of violating the RICO Act by spreading false information about it through social media.
Greenpeace on Tuesday accused a logging company of misusing federal anti-racketeering laws to attack environmental groups that criticize its logging in North America’s largest forest. “This is a completely inappropriate remedy,” Greenpeace attorney Laura Handman said during a motion to dismiss hearing Tuesday. “[RICO] was