White collar crime is executed by individuals who by

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White-collar crime is executed by individuals who by righteousness of his/her profession, abuse social, financial, or technical authority for personal or corporate profit. According to Harry Charles (2005), advancements in business and technology have widened the opportunity of white-collar crime to now incorporate cybercrime. White-collar crimes are relatively diverse; many have numerous characteristics in common. Crimes of this nature include the use of duplicity and suppression, when compared to the use of force or aggression, for the illegal acquisition of funds, material items, or amenities. For example, falsifying statements in the hopes of being granted a governmental contract would be considered a white-collar crime. According to Nancy Beatty (1993), white collar offenders exploit his/her position of trust and power. Public representatives who petition and receive kickbacks, or corporate officials who adjust prices to force the competition out of business, are abusing his/her authority. White-collar crime is difficult to detect due to damages not being instantly noticeable to its victims along with
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3 White Collar Offender the fact these crimes are comprised of complex conspiracies and smokescreens. Various white- collar crimes involve strenuous illicit activity by accomplices. Caucasian males are more likely to engage in white-collar crimes compared to females.
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  • Spring '15
  • Basa
  • theft, white collar, White-collar crime, white collar offender

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