White Collar Crime Study 3 1) Sutherland’s definition of white-collar crime: A crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation 2) Types of white-collar crime: price-fixing, false advertising, and environmental pollution. 2 large groups- property crimes, which cause only economic damage and violent crimes, which cause injury, sickness or death. 3) Tax evasion: illegal means to avoid paying taxes. 4) Public perception of white-collar crime: 5) Barry Minkow: founded ZZZZ Best Carpet Cleaning Company which was a front to attract investment for a massive Ponzi scheme 6) Robert T Morrison: 7) Kevin Mitnick: 8) ZZZZ Best Carpet Cleaning Company 9) Trojan horse: any malicious computer program which misrepresents itself as useful, routine, or interesting in order to persuade a victim to install it. Once installed the criminal can activate the Trojan horse and give secret commands, unknown to the legitimate operators.
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