A white-collar crime is a non-violent act involving deception, typically committed by a businessperson or public official.
Evidence in a white-collar crime usually involves a paper trail of evidence that investigators use to prosecute.
Some examples of white-collar crimes include:
- Embezzlement—the taking of someone’s property by a person with whom it is entrusted.
- Bribery—when someone gives or takes a bribe.
- Larceny—involves taking someone’s property without paying for it or returning it.
- Extortion—also known as blackmail.
- Fraud—this often includes health care fraud, tax fraud, insurance fraud, and mortgage fraud.
- Price fixing—an agreement between two parties to set prices for a certain product.
- Racketeering—the extortion of money to further the interests of a criminal organization.
- Computer fraud—using a computer to commit a crime.
- Securities and Commodities law violations
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