• Employee Theft Identification Badge
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    The following memorandum written by a director of a security and safety consulting service discusses a critical issue effecting business in our economy today, that of employee theft. "Our research indicated that, over past six years, no incident of employee theft have been reported within ten of the companies that have been our clients. In analyzing the security practices of these ten companies, we have further learned that each of them requires its employees to wear photo identification badges ...
  • Identity Theft Credit Card
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    Identity Theft With the public emergence and worldwide explosion of the internet, Identity theft has become one of the most rapidly increasing crimes. What was once a personal crime requiring criminals to have some form of contact with the victim, if nothing more than rummaging through the trash, can now be done from as close as next door or as far away as across the world. No one is exempt from the possibility that they could be a victim. Identity theft has advanced so rapidly that government a...
  • Security Risk Computer Information Virus
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    1. What Are the Various Types of Security Risks that Can Threaten Computers? A computer security risk is any event or action that could cause a loss of or damage to computer hardware, software data, information, or processing capability. Computer security risks include computer viruses, unauthorized access and use, hardware theft, software theft, information theft, and system failure. Safeguards are protective measures that can be taken to minimize or prevent the consequences of computer securit...
  • California Sb 1386 Identity Theft
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    On July 1, 2003, California enacted an electronic data privacy law to protect residents from one of its fastest growing crimes: identity theft. SB 1386 (Civil Code 1798. 29) requires businesses to notify California residents if a security breach results in disclosure of personal electronic data. All businesses are subject to this law regardless of size, location, or operations. Business owners should be aware of the problems associated with identity theft, the steps required to comply with SB 13...
  • Employee Theft Employees Management Loss
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    OUTLINE I. Overview II. Myths & Misconceptions III. Facts & Reality IV. Why Employees Steal V. Signs of Theft VI. Preventing Losses VII. Loss Prevention Programs VIII. Summary Overview Employee theft is clearly one of the most costly, misunderstood and underestimated business problems facing today's management. Studies conducted by the Department of Commerce, American Management Association, Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Universities and trade associations all decided that losses from e...
  • Computer Crime Internet Information Software
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    Computer Crime by: Manik SainiAdvances in telecommunications and in computer technology have brought us to the information revolution. The rapid advancement of the telephone, cable, satellite and computer networks, combined with the help of technological breakthroughs in computer processing speed, and information storage, has lead us to the latest revolution, and also the newest style of crime, 'computer crime'. The following information will provide you with evidence that without reasonable dou...
  • Identity Theft Information Security 2003
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    Introduction There is currently a huge growing number of criminals that now do greater and more widespread damage to their victims without ever meeting them. Identity theft surfaced in the early 1990 s and turned peoples everyday transactions into a data gathering game. Bits of personal information such as bankcards, credit card accounts, income, social security numbers or just someone name, address, and phone numbers are now collected and could be used illegally by these individuals without any...
  • Internet Fraud Credit Card
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    This paper will cover the topic of identity theft via the internet, phone and several other schemes. It will identify various ways in which your identity is stolen and ways which you can safeguard yourself from being victimized. I will also report what the Department of Justice is doing and the penalties associated with these crimes. Identity fraud is use of a persons name, social security number or other personal identifying information. Once armed with this information the thief can open accou...
  • Identity Theft Credit One Information
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    Identity Theft In today's society, there is a white-collar crime that has greatly risen in popularity among criminals. This crime is identity theft. Hundreds of thousands of people have their identities stolen each year. Identity theft is when these criminals obtain and use consumers personal information such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers, insurance information, and social security numbers to purchase goods or services fraudulently. According to the Federal Trade Commission, over ...
  • Investigating Theft In Retail Organizations
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    In an industry where a 1% change in gross margin can mean millions of dollars, retailers have begun focusing greater energy on mitigating losses caused by employee theft. Employee theft has become a problem of increasing significance for retail organizations over the past few decades. In 2004, the European Theft Barometer report showed an increasing prevalence of employee theft in retail organizations, up 1% from 2003 (Technology Tackles Employee Theft, 2005). It's been estimated that "the outco...
  • Identity Theft Internet Children Information
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    How excessive Internet use increasingly inflicts negative effects on our society " An estimated 147 million people worldwide accessed the Internet at least once a week from their businesses and home -- more than double the 61 million who browsed the Net in 1996, according to a recent report by Computer Industry Almanac.' The current estimated statistics show that there are over 63 million home internet users, and with the growing importance of the Internet in everyday life, excessive use and its...
  • Identity Theft Information Credit Fraud
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    The topic I picked was Identity theft. Identity theft is a serious crime in today's world. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security number, credit card number or other identifying information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes. Once the identity thief has your personal information, there are many things they can do with your information. They can use your information to go on shopping sprees, open new accounts, ch...
  • Is Taxation Is Theft
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    Taxation, the government acquisition of property from the individual has mixed support in any Western democratic system. To make its way into the good will of the majority, taxation has surrounded itself with doctrines of justification. No law which lacks public approval or acquiescence is enforceable, and to gain such support it must address itself to our sense of correctness. This is particularly necessary for statutes authorizing the taking of private property. Sometimes depicted as 'theft' b...
  • Employee Theft Employees Restaurant Food
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    It has been estimated that about $52 billion a year is lost due to employee theft and that approximately 95% of all businesses experience employee theft. Employee theft amounts to 4 percent of food sales at a cost in excess of $8. 5 billion annually, according to the National Restaurant Association (Neighbors 2004. ) The small Business Administration indicates that 60 percent of business failures are a result of employee theft. There are several reasons why the restaurant industry is extremely s...
  • Youth Gangs Gang Related
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    Youth gang related crime crime has been growing for years, but little data exists about the extent and precise nature of crimes committed by gang members. Gangs have been said to have committed many crimes such as drug smuggling, murder, and theft. Although many gang members have been known to do some of these things, there is no real evidence that they are gang related. Researchers found that the median age at which youths begin to hang out with gangs is approximately 13 years old (Roland 26). ...
  • Crime And Robbery Theft Crimes Macionis
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    Crime and Robbery Words 1 Thesis: "Crime is the violation of statutes enacted into criminal law by a locality, state, or the federal government" (Macionis, 218). Crimes against property include robbery of another's personal belongings. Property crimes include burglary, larceny, and auto theft. Burglary consists of "the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a [serious crime] or a theft" (Macionis, 220). Larceny is "the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the poss...
  • Loss Prevention Internal Theft
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    Loss Prevention In today's economic condition, there has become an increasing need for small and large businesses to become conscious of ways and reasons that they might lose money. Companies need quality employees, effective management, and cost efficient loss prevention plan to decrease the total losses endured by a company. Losses in the workplace can come from many different areas, such as: internal theft (employee theft), external theft (shoplifting), and administrative (system) error. The ...
  • Motor Vehicle Theft Car States Thefts
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    Motor Vehicle Theft One vehicle is stolen every 27 seconds in the United States. Motor vehicle theft is widespread throughout the United States, more so than in any other country. An estimated 1. 1 million auto thefts occurred during the 1999-year, this was the lowest total since 1985. According to the Uniform Crime Report, the 1999 figures show the greatest number of motor vehicle thefts occurred during the month of August, and the fewest during the month of February. The national rate of car ...
  • Business Ethics In The 21st Century
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    Ethics, does it mean anything to businesses in today's society of social and economic behaviors? Defined by the American Heritage Dictionary, ethics is "the study of general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by individuals in their relationships with others; a set of moral principles or values" (Morris, np). Ethical practices include giving back to the community, honesty, and integrity. Opposite to this are unethical practices which are violations of governmental regu...
  • Kleptomania Personal Use Or Monetary
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    Kleptomania is recognized as a very rare mental disorder that is classified among the impulse disorders / obsessive compulsive disorders. This disease may be associated to mood disorders such as depression. It involves a failure to resist the impulse to steal items that are not needed for personal use or monetary value. There are an estimated 23 million shoplifters in America today (approximately 1 out of 11) and with retailers losing $25 million a day, it is a major problem. There is no profil...