lecture 5, soc 149

lecture 5, soc 149 - Legal aspects of white collar crimes...

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Legal aspects of white collar crimes White collar crimes are felonies White collar crimes can be civil crimes Burden of proof issue important Asset seizures can be done independently Investigations look for different kinds of evidence Computers, files, contracts, emails, not guns, blood, and dna!
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Statutes are very different Conspiracy Does not have to be completed, just contemplated Overt acts in furtherance of the scheme Accessory after the fact Obligation to report Mail fraud Using the mail to get stuff illegally Placing items involved in fraud in us and private mail carriers like UPS and Fedex
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More types of illegal frauds Wire fraud Transmissions of signals or messages designed to defraud money or good Advertising a fake charity over the radio or internet Access devise fraud Account numbers, credit cards, computer access
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Embezzlement Using inside access to steal money or goods Check fraud Forgery
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2010 for the course SOC 149 taught by Professor Parker during the Spring '10 term at UC Riverside.

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