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Ch 14: Economic & Public Order Crimes

About This Chapter

Be sure you understand the criminology concepts of public order and economic crimes by reviewing this informative chapter. Each text and video lesson is followed by a multiple-choice quiz you can use to assess your understanding or to study for an upcoming test.

Economic & Public Order Crimes - Chapter Summary

In these helpful lessons, our instructors discuss economic and public order crimes and their related topics, such as examples of green-collar crime and the history of organized crime. You can work through these lessons at your own pace as you study just the material you know needs work, or review the entire chapter. Our learning tools are accessible 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer, making your study time convenient and flexible. If you prefer to work offline, our printable lesson transcripts highlight all the important keywords and topics you need to know. After you finish this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Give examples of occupational crime and some of its associated laws
  • Discuss statistics involving white-collar crime
  • Describe green-collar crime and its punishment
  • Cite examples of organized crime
  • Explain the definition and meaning of extortion
  • Describe what money laundering is, along with some common money laundering techniques

6 Lessons in Chapter 14: Economic & Public Order Crimes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples

1. What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples

White collar crimes involve criminal activities committed by people in the regular course of their business and involve bribery, extortion, fraud and embezzlement. These crimes usually end in financial gain for the perpetrator.

Occupational Crime & Law: Examples

2. Occupational Crime & Law: Examples

This lesson discusses the concept of occupational crime and the circumstances under which it is most likely to occur. Several famous examples of occupational crime are also discussed.

What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples

3. What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about organized crime. We will look at what these groups are, who joins them, what they represent and what they do to stay active.

What is Extortion? - Definition, Meaning & Examples

4. What is Extortion? - Definition, Meaning & Examples

Extortion is a serious crime. Find out what is considered extortion under U.S. law by learning more about protection schemes, blackmail, and hacking. Extortion is a crime that can involve no specific illegal action.

What Is Money Laundering? - Definition, Techniques & Examples

5. What Is Money Laundering? - Definition, Techniques & Examples

Review the definition of money laundering and examine the common techniques utilized by money launderers. We'll look at several examples of this illegal activity and then test your learning with a quiz.

Green-Collar Crime: Definition, Examples, & Punishment

6. Green-Collar Crime: Definition, Examples, & Punishment

This lesson defines the concept of green-collar crime. You'll learn numerous examples of what this term may mean and various examples of punishments that may be brought forth against a perpetrator of such a crime.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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