chapter 8 - person. The evidence showed that Ballistrea and...

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Yi Chen BUS175 11-7-2010 CHAPTER 8 3. Yes, there is enough intent and action for a crime. A crime generally consists of two elements: 1. a mental state and 2. an act or omission. According to that, I think Baker’s action already constitutes a crime, but made no damage. 5. No, she is wrong. Embezzlement is defined as "the fraudulent conversion of another’s property or money by a person to whom it has been entrusted. Bolton entrusted Souter with money to hold for him for his benefit and use. Instead of doing so, Souter intentionally and deceitfully converted part of it to her own use by paying some to her family members and using the rest to pay her own bills. Evidence that Souter acted fraudulently was shown by the copies of the bank statements and cancelled checks detailing usage of the money. So I think all the elements of embezzlement have been shown in this case. 7. No, they are incorrect. Uttering is defined as “crime of issuing or delivering a forged instrument to another
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Unformatted text preview: person. The evidence showed that Ballistrea and Ricotta distributed literature and audiotapes to many potential downstream distributors and customers--some of whom were undercover Government agents--touting the REM and the Miracle Cream as having medicinal effects. Other literature claimed that the Miracle Cream could alleviate the discomforts of premenstrual syndrome and reverse the effects of osteoporosis. Ballistrea and Ricotta were convicted of violating. 9. It may be money laundering. 11. No, he was crime. Racketeering is the act of operating an illegal business or scheme in order to make a profit, perpetrated by a structured group. Racketeering encompasses many criminal acts. It includes theft and fraud against businesses or individuals. Chaussee sold franchises to a number of persons authorizing then to sell a product that did not exist. So he was convicted of racketeering....
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