racketeer has definitions from the fields of law,criminal law,business
[ noun ] (law,criminal law) some who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)

Used in print

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures , however , believing that any sum they come_up with is only a surface manifestation - turned_up by their inevitably limited policing - of the real loot of the medical racketeer .

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criminal bagman underworld

[ verb ] (business) carry on illegal business activities involving crime

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conduct racketeering