CJ403 week 4 DP---The text book describes four objectives which motivate white collar offenders. Whi

CJ403 week 4 DP---The text book describes four objectives which motivate white collar offenders. Whi

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CJ403 week 4 Discussion Post The text book describes four objectives which motivate white collar offenders. Which do you feel is the most prevalent? The hardest to prove? Why? “The underlying motivation for white collar crime, regardless of the type, is financially based”. (P92)White collar offenders are motivated by one or more of four objectives: to benefit themselves financially, benefit the financial standing or competitive position of a company or employer, to stay in business, or to avoid losing financial assets. (P92) In regards to which objective to motivate I feel is most prevalent, my initial assumption would be to benefit them financially. Everyone needs money for the most basic survival and most of us work hard and may have a good job but still don’t seem to have enough money. I can imagine for wealthy people that have come accustom to a certain type of lifestyle, they too are
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Unformatted text preview: never really satisfied with the amount of money they have which may motivate them to commit a white collar crime. A good example of this would be the infamous bank robber that went by the name of the Bayroute Bandit. I watched an investigation discovery show about this man and he said he continued to rob banks because he was “addicted to the rush money gave him”. The hardest objective to prove in my opinion would be that of benefitting the financial standing or competitive position of a company. This would be hardest to prove because typically there are several people in a company, there’s limited ways to know who and how many people are involved and the avenue’s for deceit and cover are exponentially higher....
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  • Spring '14
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, theft, white collar, robbery

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