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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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- Crime Categories, Characteristics & Elements
- Measuring Crime through Criminal Justice Research
- Crime Patterns & Trends
- Victimization in Criminal Justice
- Rational Choice & Trait Theories in Criminology
- Social Structure & Social Process Theories in Criminology
- Social Conflict Theories & Restorative Justice
- Developmental Theories of Crime
- Overview of Violent Crime
- Types of Murder
- Types of Sex Crimes
- Basics of Property Crime
- Crimes of Moral Turpitude
- Political Crime & Terrorism
- Understanding Cyber Crime
- American Criminal Justice Systems
- Law Enforcement in America
- Punishment & Corrections
- Studying for Criminal Justice 104