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Consumer Fraud  

Shanna R. Van Slyke and Leslie A. Corbo

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Apr 2017
Consumer fraud is the intentional deception of one or more individuals with the promise of goods, services, or other financial benefits that either never existed, were never going to be ... More

Detecting Healthcare Fraud and Abuse in the United States  

Paul Jesilow and Bryan Burton

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Sep 2017
Healthcare fraud involves wide-ranging illegal behaviors. It includes such activities as individual physicians who bill insurance companies or the government for services that were never ... More

Environmental Crime  

Carole Gibbs and Rachel Boratto

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Mar 2017
Environmental crime is a complex and ambiguous term for several reasons. It is sometimes used as an umbrella term for crimes related to biodiversity, wildlife, animals, natural resources, ... More

Legal and Political Reponses to White-Collar Crime  

Tomomi Kawasaki

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Mar 2017
American responses to white-collar crime, especially corporate wrongdoing, passed a turning point in 1991 with the enactment of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations, which ... More

Political Corruption and State Crime  

Clayton Peoples and James E. Sutton

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Apr 2017
The state is responsible for maintaining law and order in society and protecting the people. Sometimes it fails to fulfill these responsibilities; in other cases, it actively harms people. ... More

Statistical Analysis of White-Collar Crime  

Gerald Cliff and April Wall-Parker

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Apr 2017
As far back as the 19th century, statistics on reported crime have been relied upon as a means to understand and explain the nature and prevalence of crime (Friedrichs, 2007). Measurements ... More

Wildlife Crime  

Carole Gibbs and Rachel Boratto

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Sep 2017
Wildlife crime is an area of study typically defined from a legalistic perspective as an act in contravention of laws protecting wildlife. These crimes occur both within and across ... More

Worker Health and Safety  

David Whyte and Steven Tombs

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Mar 2017
From the best estimates we have, workers die as a result of health and safety crimes at perhaps 70 times the rate of people who are murdered and perhaps 15 times the rate of people killed ... More

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