The Various Aspects Of White Collar Crime

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White Collar Crime
Ken Jaeger
Intro to Criminal Justice CRJ 100
Mr. Sexton
September 5, 2014

Abstract
This paper will discuss the many various aspects of White Collar Crime. It will show how whether White Collar crime differs from other types of crime. It will show how to justify white collar crimes compared to all types of other crimes committed. It will show how and why White collar criminals receive more lenient penalties then criminals who commit crimes such as murder, robbery, vandalism. It will show why White collar criminals receive more media coverage then other criminals. Many areas will be covered in this report. It will be discussed in multiple areas. There are many examples which will show the differences form white collar to all other crimes. What are some of the statistics of White collar compared to other crimes being committed?

White Collar Crime
White Collar Crime has been a problem in society for several years. White collar crime is defined by the Department of Justice as "nonviolent crime for financial gain committed by means of deception" and includes fraud, forgery, and embezzlement. White Collar Crime consists mainly of crimes committed in the workplace although they are committed outside of workplaces also. Examples include Bank Fraud, Blackmail, Bribery and Computer Fraud to name just a few. National Check Fraud (1995/2011)
Examples of White Collar crimes:
The definition of Blackmail is: the demand for money or services with a threat of…

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