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    Month: August 2018

    Avoiding White-Collar Crime...

    When thinking about business-related thefts, most managers and business owners consider shoplifting, burglaries, and robberies the main source of loss. Nobody wants to think about his own employees engaging in such acts, but studies show that employees cause over 40 percent of all business related theft. According to CNBC, businesses in America los [...]

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    What Is White Collar Crime?

    We hear about white-collar crime nearly every day in the news, and this is a phrase that many people are familiar with. The FBI first used the term in 1939, to describe economic crimes characterized by deceit, mistrust, or concealment, and which do not depend upon violence or physical force. Even though there is usually no physical injury incurred [...]

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    Insurance Fraud is a Seriou...

    Insurance fraud is usually classified as a type of white-collar crime. “White collar crimes” are financially motivated and are usually accomplished with a pen or a computer—rather than with a gun or illegal drugs. Significantly, white collar crimes like insurance fraud can be prosecuted under both state and federal laws, and the penalties [...]

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    White Collar Crime Basics

    The term "white collar crime" is more of a widely acknowledged phrase given to the classification of crime than an actual legal definition. White collar crimes are inherently nonviolent crimes and involve either fraud or dishonesty. The nature of these crimes is financial as opposed to more "violent" crimes such as assault and battery. Although th [...]

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    What Is Embezzlement?

    Florida property crimes all fall under the umbrella of theft offenses. Under the Florida criminal statute, theft is defined as the unauthorized taking or use of another person’s property, with the intent of depriving that person of the property on either a temporary or permanent basis. Embezzlement is one type of theft offense under Florida law. [...]

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