Review Questions 1. What are the two types of white-collar crimes? Occupational crimes are crimes committed by an individual for personal gain and profit during the operation. Corporate crimes are crimes committed by companies and businesses. 2. What are three of the four types of occupational crime? Describe each type. Individual Occupational Crimes are crimes committed by individuals for profit or other gain, like stealing company equipment. Professional Occupational crimes are crimes done by professionals in their professional occupation, such as a doctor overbilling and insurance company to gain more profits. State Authority Occupational Crimes are crimes committed by officials through the authority of the office. For example, accepting bribes in return for political favors would be a state authority occupational crime. 3. What is pilferage? Why do people engage in this activity? Pilferage is the theft of materials, equipment, merchandise, or stationary. There are several reasons why someone might engage in pilferage, such as being dissatisfied, work environment, or a lack of resources. 4. What is organized crime? What typical activities are included in organized crime? Organized crime is an operation run by criminals that’s
primary source of income is illegal activities. Typical activities include prostitution, drugs, pornography, extortion, and gambling.
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- Spring '16
- Mrs Oconnor
- Public order crime, drug crisis, occupational crimes