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  • Larceny

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    Larceny November 27, 2013 Larceny is defined as the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods of another from his or her possession with intent to convert them to the takers own use. To say it plainly, larceny is stealing someone else’s property. No matter what reasons there are behind stealing, it is still wrong. I imagine there are many reasons for a person to decide that it is worth the risk to steal something. There are certain people who do not think this is wrong to steal

  • Degrees of Larceny

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    Criminal Investigation Lesson 7 Mandatory Assignment 8_08 The term larceny is believed to originate from the Anglo-French word Larecin, which means theft, and its first known use was in the mid 15th century. The definition, as defined by Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, is “the unlawful taking of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it permanently.” In order to have committed the crime of larceny, or theft as it is more commonly referred to; there are five components

  • Fraud Is A Global Problem

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    Fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain. Fraud is both a civil wrong (i.e., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud and/or recover monetary compensation) and a criminal wrong (i.e., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities). Fraud is not prejudice; culture, ethnicity, and religion, are not factors in determining who will commit fraud. Finding fraud can be difficult. We 're constantly reminded at every client

  • Deep Creek High School Assault Case Study

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    According to the above petition filed on January 5, 2017, by Officer K. A. Tennyson, the following occurred at Deep Creek High School (2900 Margaret Booker Drive) in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. “Brian Clark was instigating Patrick Raymond to fight him. About 5 minutes later, Brian told Patrick that he was using his phone to record Patrick on live Facebook. Patrick asked Brian to prove to him that he was recording him by showing him his phone and when Brian put his phone to Patrick’s face Patrick

  • Cash Larceny

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    is cash larceny. Cash larceny refers to employees intentionally taking away cash from their employer without the employer’s knowledge and consent (Wells, 2014). Employees who have direct access to cash are more likely to commit cash larceny (Wells, 2014). Cash larceny is more likely to occur if there are weak internal controls in an organization. Weak internal controls make it difficult to prevent and detect an occurrence of fraud. This paper seeks to evaluate a recent case of cash larceny by a former

  • Security in the Office

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    What measures should office employees take to ensure office security? Why is office security important? Office security is important because security threats, in particular, theft and embezzlement, do take place in small businesses. What is embezzlement? Embezzlement occurs when the company’s property are misappropriated by the employee whom the property is entrusted. In simple terms, this is the act of the employees stealing property from their own company. What warning signs of embezzlement should

  • Benefits And Benefits Of Employee Theft Essay

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    Even though there are considerable advantages to being able to trust employees in the work place, the possibility of employee theft is high and there is a price to pay if you know someone that is stealing. Employees who steal normally don’t fit the profile of a criminal. I worked in a small local business for fifteen years and was faced with the dilemma of thinking a trusted employee who was my friend and confidant was in fact a thief. It was a normal workday. I went in at 5:00 am, went through

  • Personal Property Legal Issue That Martin Faces Essay

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    I respectfully disagree with your analysis pertaining to the personal property legal issue that Martin faces. I take issue with the way you are defining bailment and implying that Martin and Benjamin had an agreement to valet Martins GTO. Therefore, I take issue with your “bailment” positioning because that implies that the car thief and Martin had a personal agreement for him to park and return the car. ("National Para Legal,”) states The issue of whether or not a bailment has been created is

  • Embezzlement In The Workplace

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    Worldwide, there are hundreds, if not thousands of crimes being committed everyday towards businesses. Unfortunately, not all crimes committed are being reported or handled until it is too late. Embezzlement is one of the many crimes that can affect any business. The first thing to understand is the meaning of embezzlement. Embezzlement is the misappropriation of funds placed in one's trust or belonging to one's employer. The difference between embezzlement and stealing is that embezzlement is done

  • Fraud : A White Collar Crime That Is Victimless

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    Embezzlement seems to be a white collar crime that is victimless. However, when monies are embezzled from a non profit it affects all those involved especially those benefitting from the work of the nonprofit organization. I thought of our local community nonprofit arts foundation. They not only produce a full slate of shows each season, but also provide classes in painting, sculpting, drawing, acting, music, and dance. If they were defrauded in the amount of $93,000 it would affect educational