By: T.J. Monson
Kelly Peterson (Pictured) and Alyssa Alanis are Being Sued for Racketeering.
“Perjury, the crime of lying under oath, is a serious offense because it can derail the basic goal of the justice system—discovering the truth. Even the famous and the powerful have faced the consequences of perjury, which include prosecution (Barry Bonds), prison (Marion Jones), and impeachment (Bill Clinton).” (CDL.com)
In his response to the RICO complaint against him and his client (who stands accused of the crime of prostitution – trading sex for legal fees), Kelly Peterson submitted the following to the Court:
“More Importantly, Perjury is not an Unlawful Act.” (Kelly Peterson)
Under the state’s RICO Act crimes are defined as,