San Francisco Business Times – Chevron Corp. sues Ecuador lawyers using RICO
Chevron Corp. filed a civil suit against lawyers and consultants fighting against it in Ecuador.
San Ramon-based Chevron filed the suit in U.S. court under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO. It asks in the suit that any judgment against Chevron in the lawsuit in Ecuador be declared unenforceable because of fraud. The suit also seeks some damages for the money Chevron has spent fighting the sui