Investigating White Collar Crime / Edition 1

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Based on the author’s career as a federal agent, this book offers a blueprint for investigating a wide array of white collar crimes. Its approach is comprehensive, examining the typology and investigative processes associated with these types of cases. Tactics such as search warrants, civic injunctions, and forfeiture are discussed throughout and examples of specific documents support many of the investigative techniques in the book. Focuses on how to investigate white collar crime from a comprehensive perspective. Provides a full range of investigative tools and techniquesto address a variety of white collar criminal cases. Considers both criminal and civil/administrative investigations. Includes examples of important documents such as a search warrant, seizure warrant, and civil injunction declaration. Devotes a chapter to forensic science and white collar crime.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131589544
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 9/29/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 320,263
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Bazley served for over 26 years as a U.S. Postal Inspector with duty stations in Newark, NJ, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, and Tampa, FL. During most of his career he was responsible for investigating and/or managing white collar crime investigations, including cases involving telemarketing, insurance, credit card, investment, business opportunity, mail order, loan, and health care frauds, among others. He was also assigned to U.S. Department of Justice Organized Crime Strike Force in Newark and was detailed to a Congressional Subcommittee chaired by the late Claude Pepper of Florida while in Washington, DC, where he headed up investigations into diploma mill fraud and medical quackery. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida and currently writes and teaches in Tampa.

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Table of Contents

1. Why Bother?

2. Getting Started

3. The Paper Chase: Documentary Evidence

4. Interviews: Gathering Testimonial Evidence

5. Search Warrants

6. Injunctions and Forfeitures: Halting the Crime and Taking Away the Profits

7. Evidence Analysis: Using the Experts

8. The Grand Jury and Criminal Charges

9. Civil and Administrative Investigations

10. Reaching a Disposition


A. Transmittal Letter and Investigative Questionnaire

B. Memorandum of Telephone of Interview

C. Supplemental Search Warrant Information

D. Sample Declaration; Injunctive Action Under 18 USC 1345

E. Indictment

F. Federal Sentencing Guidelines


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