CHAPTER 06

CHAPTER 06 - CHAPTER SUMMARY Nature of Crimes Definition...

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CHAPTER SUMMARY Nature of Crimes Definition any act or omission forbidden by public law Essential Elements Actus Reus wrongful or overt act Mens Rea criminal intent or mental fault Classification Felony a serious crime Misdemeanor a less serious crime Vicarious Liability liability imposed for acts of employees if the employer directed, participated in, or approved of the acts Liability of a Corporation under certain circumstances a corporation may be convicted of crimes and punished by fines White-Collar Crime Definition nonviolent crime involving deceit, corruption, or breach of trust Computer Crime use of a computer to commit a crime Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) Federal law intended to stop organized crime from infiltrating legitimate businesses Mann CH 06- 1
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Crimes Against Business Larceny trespassory taking and carrying away of personal property of another with the intent to deprive the victim permanently of the property Embezzlement taking of another’s property by a person
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course BUS 5503 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Fall '10 term at Troy.

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