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Unformatted text preview: law may, in fact, suffer. Perhaps the term "victimless crime" refers to the fact that there are no victims to press charges . Examples of "Victimless Crimes" Prostitution, Gambling, Illegal Drug Use, Bookies, vagrancy, and prohibited sexual acts among consenting adults. These crimes are "morality crimes ." They are very difficult to control because there is no victim to press charges. Those who engage in the activity regard the law as inappropriate, not themselves. Another issue regarding victimless crimes is that they consume an enormous amount of police effort . Further, they stimulate activity in organized crime because "victimless crimes" usually involve something desirable where large profits can be made (e.g., drugs or sex)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10