The Economic Espionage Act makes the theft of trade secrets a federal crime

The economic espionage act makes the theft of trade

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The Economic Espionage Act - makes the theft of trade secrets a federal crime. Also makes it a federal crime to buy or possess another person's trade secrets, knowing that the trade secrets were stolen or otherwise acquired without the owner's authorization. Trial - at a criminal ... the accused person does not have to prove anything; the entire burden of proof is to the prosecutor (the state). It is all based on evidence, the defendants guilt is established beyond a reasonable doubt. True - T or F. It is a crime to receive stolen goods. unanimous - in a criminal case the jury must decide on a/n ... vote in order to reach a verdict Violent Crimes - murder, sexual assault, rape, assault, battery, robbery, etc. Vishing - when phishing involves some form of voice communication, the scam is known as...
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White-Collar Crime - commonly used to mean an illegal act or series of acts committed by an individual or business entity using some nonviolent means to obtain a personal or business advantage. Bob left his friend Mark in charge of his bicycle store. One Saturday evening, after Mark had left for the week, Bob discovered that he was missing $9,000 in cash. Mark may be guilty of: - embezzlement. Cyber crime can best be defined as: - not a new type of crime but a new way of committing crime--in cyberspace. If Carl holds a gun to your head and tells you to steal money from your employer on his behalf (because you're the accountant and can do it rather easily), you: - have a defense of duress. If James takes Ellen's diamond studded watch from her desk at work while Ellen is at lunch and does not return it, he may be guilty of the crime of: - larceny. In order for someone to be convicted of a crime, which of the following elements must exist? - The defendant must have intentionally performed a prohibited act. Perhaps the most significant federal statute specifically addressing cyber crime is the: - Counterfeit Access Device and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The case of Miranda v. Arizona was primarily concerned with: - the rights of criminal defendants. The Fourth Amendment protects you from: - unreasonable searches and seizures. The standard of proof in a criminal law case is: - beyond a reasonable doubt. When profits earned illegally are channeled through a legitimate business, the act of ________ occurs. - money laundering BLTS-10 E P RACTICE Q UIZ C HAPTER 26: S OLE P ROPRIETORSHIPS AND P RIVATE F RANCHISES 1. The simplest form of business is: a. a partnership. b. a joint venture. c. a sole proprietorship. d. a corporation. ANS: a. Incorrect. A partnership, because it involves more people, is more complex than a sole proprietorship. b. Incorrect. A joint venture is not the simplest form of business. c. Correct. A sole proprietorship, or a business owned by one person, is the simplest form of business.
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