3.25 - 1 White collar crime a Definitions b Sutherland...

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1. White collar crime a. Definitions b. Sutherland white collar crime (1949) i. “a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation” ii. Occupational crime – white collar crime committed by an individual exclusively for personal gain. iii. Organizational crime – white collar crime committed with the support of a formal organization and intended to advance the goals of the organization c. Social Capital i. Too little? ii. Too much? 2. occupational vs. organizational white collar crime a. employee theft and pilferage (theft of merchandize) b. Embezzlement (theft of cash, misuse of funds). More of a solo activity, have to have company trust to gain access to those resources. c. Caused by employee feeling like they are treated unfairly, or it being sanctioned by others in the workplace. d. Fraud in professions i. Overcharged by lawyers, doctors, etc. ii.
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