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…show more content…
US Legal (2010-2014) in the area of Computer fraud, hackers usually gain access to your computer and steal credit card, bank and personal information you have stored on the company computer or on your computer at home. In Bank fraud an offender will defraud a bank or financial institution by taking money without prior permission. In the case of Bribery, a valuable item is offered to a person in exchange for their cooperation in some type of action, doing a service for offender, or by forcing their opinion upon another person, by the briber by accepting the bribe being offered. The penalty for committing bribery is that you may be arrested and charged with a crime whether you offered or accepted the bribe. Fraud includes different forms such as illegal franchising, securities fraud, home improvement schemes, and pension/ insurance fraud. Statistics of White Collar crimes: The sentence for committing Blackmail can include a fine, imprisonment. The penalty for committing computer fraud varies. If the total amount of services is less than $200, it is classified as a class 1 misdemeanor. In this case the average sentence is short jail term (if any) and small fines. If the total is $200 or more, it is classified as a class 5 felony. In a class 5 status, the jail terms usually are 6 months and moderate fines, or both. In bank fraud the fine is not to be more than $1,000,000 or in prison no
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