Virginia Mob Crime Charges: Va Code 18.2-41, 18.2-42, 18.2-42.1
Virginia has three particular mob crimes where individuals deemed to be in a “mob” are charged for crimes by others in the mob.
What is a Mob in Virginia?A mob is:
Any collection of people, assembled for the purpose and with the intention of committing an assault or a battery upon any person or an act of violence … without authority of law Va. Code § 18.2-38Malicious Wounding by Mob is a Class 3 Felony. This is punished by 5-20 years in prison, and a fine of up to $100,000. Assault and Battery by Mob is a Class 1 Misdemeanor. This is punishable by up to one year in Jail and/or up to a $2,500 fine.