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  • Growth Of White Collar Crimes
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    Welcome to the age of white collar crime. A time when the words thieves and businessmen go hand in hand. White collar criminals don't get their hands dirty in their work. They use their heads to get what they want instead of using a little muscle. These criminals are just as dangerous as the rapists and murderers. In these times, even the most seemingly respectable people are suspected of white collar crimes. President Clinton and the first lady Hillary Clinton have been tangled up in the Whitew...
  • Politics Of Criminal Justice White Collar Crime
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    Politics of Criminal Justice White collar crime costs the United States more money than all street crime put together in any given year. There are more people each year that are willing to commit these crimes. Society does not feel that white-collar crimes are deviant; the people who commit these crimes do not think of themselves as criminals. This type of crime is one of the most vexing even though most people feel little threat of this crime in their communities. What many do not realize is th...
  • Problem With International Crimes And Criminals
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    Law enforcement agencies nationwide must constantly adapt to the changing nature of crime and the ways criminals must be prosecuted. New dangers like terrorism, as well as old ones, such as public corruption, threaten the public and force police agencies to acclimate themselves to this new environment. President Clinton explained the need for the development of the federal and local law enforcement agencies. "We have begun to find a way to reduce crime, forming community partnerships with local ...
  • White Collar And Corporate Crimes
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    Why does white collar and corporate crime tend to go undetected, Or if detected not prosecuted White collar and corporate crimes are crimes that many people do not associate with criminal activity. Yet the cost to the country due to corporate and white collar crime far exceeds that of "street" crime and benefit fraud. White collar and corporate crimes refer to crimes that take place within a business or institution and include everything from Tax fraud to health and safety breaches. Corporate cr...
  • Area Of Background Investigations The Fbi
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    The mission and values of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is up held with strong Constitutional values. Over the years since the FBI was created in 1908 by Attorney General Charles Bonaparte during the Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. As a progressive during this time period Bonaparte applied his philosophy to forming the FBI with several corps of agents. His thought was that these men should have expertise and not political connections. With the U.S. Constitution based on "federalism...
  • Shortage Of Skilled Trade's Workers
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    It is 1 am on a summer Saturday night, the wind is gently blowing through your hair and your favorite song is playing on the radio. The stress of your daily, white-collar routine is left behind for just one night - a single evening out with your friends to catch up on the chaos of your lives. You cannot help but enjoy this rare crack in your hectic, nine-to-five schedule; a fleeting moment when everything feels right and you feel free. In the distance, you notice flashing lights. Thinking little...
  • Street And White Collar Crime
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    White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime One problem that plagues our society is crime. Crime is all around us in our everyday lives. Daily we hear of murders, robberies, and rapes. These are categorized as 'street crimes. ' For many people, such crimes are the only " tragic' crimes, the ones that are senseless and preventable. In Finsterbusch's book, Taking Sides, another variety of crime is exposed. This other form of crime is 'white collar' crime. Both have victims, and the effects of both can be ...
  • Issue Of Job
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    Policy Paper 11/4/04 The exporting of American jobs is an issue that is important and will become increasingly so as more and more white collar jobs are shipped over seas. American companies in the past few decades have been sending American jobs overseas paying residents of other countries pennies on the dollar what they had paid American workers to do. This saves the companies millions of dollars on labor costs but costs Americans precious jobs. As the problem of job outsourcing becomes more o...
  • Corporate Crime And Computer Crime
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    In this paper the exciting criminal phenomenon known as white-collar crime will be discussed. Corporate Crime and Computer Crime will be discussed in detail. Crime preventative agencies such as the NCPC (National Crime Prevention Council) will also be researched. White Collar Crime The late Professor Edwin Sutherland coined the term white-collar crime about 1941. Sutherland defined white-collar crime as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his ...
  • Type Of White Collar Crime
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    White-collar crime is a term that is usually applied to crimes associated with business that do not involve violence or bodily injury to another person. Examples of so-called white-collar crime are those crimes generally associated with lending institutions that involve bank fraud, such as making false statements to obtain a loan, filing false reports or returns with government agencies, embezzlement, using the mail or wire communications to defraud, and paying or accepting bribes. The best and ...
  • Term Computer Crime
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    In todays society our most valuable commodity is not grain, steel or even technology; it is information. Because of computer networks, just about everyone can now access an astounding range of information. The Internet is international, even though 80 percent of the Internet use occurs in the United States, and a staggering amount of information on every subject imaginable is available for free. Because so many people now have access, computer crimes have become more frequent. Everyone with a co...
  • Crime Lies In Social Status And Age
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    Crime There are many factors that play a role in crime today. Everyone does not commit crime. Two key factors of whom commit crime lies in social status and age. Social status has a major role with crime. The rich are less likely to commit violent crimes. Yet, rich are more likely to commit white-collar crimes for example, embezzlement. Rich people are in the position where white-collar crimes are easier to commit. A bank broker has a better opportunity to embezzle than a migrant worker does. Th...
  • Feminisation And Routinization Of Office Work
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    In the closing years of the 19th century, office clerks and secretaries in the USA and Great Britain were almost always male (Cohn 1985; Davies 1975; Lowe 1980, 1986). Offices were typically small, entrepreneurial enterprises with young men serving as "right-hand men" to business owners. Office clerks were "all-round" workers handling all phases of an assignment, organising and executing it. Clerks often had extended responsibilities that would be seen as managerial today. The organisation of wo...
  • Costly Type Of White Collar Crime
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    In order to understand how law is used to oppress any act of crime and deviance, it is important to first understand the explanations that sociologists have offered for crime and its related concept of deviance. Before even that it is important to know how crime and deviance is defined. Crime is an aspect of social life that affects everyone at some time. To sociologists crime means the breaking of rules that have been made into laws by the rulers or government of a society. Whereas Deviance mea...
  • Corporate And White Collar Crimes
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    CJC 1001 Major Essay: " Corporate and White Collar Crimes are less serious than other kinds of crimes, such as violent crime". Discuss. Corporate and White-Collar crimes are seen as the crime of the truly sly and greedy, but what exactly do these crimes consist of? As first stated by American sociologist and criminologist Edwin Sutherland, White Collar Crime "may be defined approximately as a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation". (...

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