White-Collar Crime

White-Collar Crime

by Ben Malisow
     
 

The term white-collar crime refers to crimes committed by people in professional and managerial positions who break the law in the course of doing their jobs or by using the advantage of their positions. These crimes generally are nonviolent and occur most often in commercial or business settings. They are intended to generate illicit profit. This book explains common… See more details below

Overview

The term white-collar crime refers to crimes committed by people in professional and managerial positions who break the law in the course of doing their jobs or by using the advantage of their positions. These crimes generally are nonviolent and occur most often in commercial or business settings. They are intended to generate illicit profit. This book explains common types of white-collar crime, from simple fraud and bribery to insider trading and identity theft. Using the details of real-life cases, the book discusses how law-enforcement agencies identify and combat these crimes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791094136
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
Criminal Investigations Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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