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Category: White Collar Crimes

Red-Collar Crime: The Darkness Behind White-Collar Crime

White-collar crime is usually not violent. The FBI classifies white-collar crimes as ones that primarily financially motivated. What about when a white-collar crime is committed, and the criminal turns out to be very violent? Sometimes, white-collar crime is a precursor

Basketball Coaches Charged: The New White Collar Criminals?

The U.S. Justice Department has arrested ten men. The group includes four college basketball coaches and one global marketing director for Adidas basketball. What was their crime? The charges involve “the dark underbelly of college basketball.”

Habits of Highly Successful White-Collar Criminals

In a fascinating piece written for The Atlantic, Eugene Soltes writes about his experience interviewing 50 white-collar criminals for his new book Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal.

Was The Recession Caused By Financial Crimes Or Bad Luck?

Financial crimes are often referred to as white collar crimes. Money is often the motive behind them. It’s a hard subject to write about, as it’s a more complex subject than a hit-and-run. In addition, there are not nearly as

White Collar Schemes: What You Need to Know

White collar crime is not a legal term, but one we hear often. Typically, a white collar crime is associated with a non-violent crime that is committed by a person or business in a high social status. Examples of white

Forgery Charges, Punishment & Defense

With the use of technology in our modern day it is important to be able to securely pass documents, photographs, and signatures. However, falsifying documents and altering them is easier now than it has ever been in the past. This

Extortion: What You Need to Know

The concept of extortion has been portrayed in countless movies and television shows. A criminal tells a victim that he or she needs protection so he can defend them from other criminals. This classic plot comes from a real life

Cyber Bullying: Charges, Penalties, and Defense

Bullying is nothing new, however, when the harassment moves from the schoolyard to online, it takes the offense to a whole new level. Videos and pictures posted for classmates to see can be devastating. Words sent anonymously from behind a

Computer Crime: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Have you or has someone you love been accused of a computer crime? The Internet has transformed almost every aspect of our lives. We can get directions at the touch of a button, access knowledge from a search engine, and

Credit Card Fraud: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Most Americans actively use a credit card or debit card for making purchases. It is easy and convenient, however, it can put many at risk for credit card fraud. As many as 72% of Americans have at least one credit