Why Is It Harder To Prosecute White Collar Crimes Then Violent Crimes?

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Running Head: PROSECUTION OF WHITE COLLAR JOBS AND VIOLENT CRIMES

Prosecution of White Collar Crimes and Violent Crimes
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PROSECUTION OF WHITE COLLAR CRIMES AND VIOLENT CRIMES

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White collar crimes are nonviolent crimes that are financially motivated which are
enacted by government officials and wealthy business individuals. Edwin Sutherland, a
sociologist in 1939, defined white-collar crimes as a crime performed by highly respectable
individuals whose social status were high in the course of their profession. Examples of white
collar crimes are as follows, bribery, cybercrime, wage theft, copyright infringement, fraud and
embezzlement of funds (Podgor et al., 2018). Criminology today tends to classify criminal acts
according to the type of crime and the type of offender. The type of specific offence varies; it
could be property crime, corporate crimes like safety law and environmental violations or
economic crimes. The FBI however, define white collar crimes as unlawful actions characterized
by deception, secrecy and breach of trust without the direct involvement of physical violence or
force. The type of offender depends on the socioeconomic status, academic qualification, social
class and the positions in occupations. White collar crimes differ from other crimes because it
involves the backgrounds of their...

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