”Pattern of Racketeering Activity” Legal Definition

"Pattern of racketeering activity" is defined as follows:

Engaging in at least two incidents of racketeering conduct that have the same or similar intents, results, accomplices, victims, or methods of commission or that otherwise are interrelated by distinguishing characteristics and are not isolated incidents, provided at least one of such incidents occurred after the effective date of this act and that the last of such incidents occurred within 5 years after a prior incident of racketeering conduct. § 895.02(4), Fla. Stat. (2001).