Unformatted text preview: • pollution, • price fixing. • tobacco companies that add nicotine to cigarettes • when companies advertise food as "lite" when it has as many calories as regular food. The Cost Of White-Collar Crime The dollar loss attributed to white-collar crimes, according to Sutherland, is probably greater than the dollar loss from all other types of crimes. For example, the American business community lost $50 billion in 1980 to white-collar crime. This was nearly 10 times more than the monetary value of all forms of street crimes (from Eitzen, 1986:426)....
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- Fall '10
- White-collar crime, Eitzen, Chambliss, Appelbaum