Today's White-Collar Crime Legal, Investigative, and Theoretical Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0415996112

ISBN-13: 9780415996112

Edition: 2009

Authors: Heath Brightman, Hank J. Brightman, Lindsey W. Howard

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List price: $75.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 426
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

List of Exhibits
Series Foreword
Today's White-Collar Crime
What is mite-Collar Crime?
Why Does White-Collar Crime Matter?
Challenges for Law Enforcement: Do You Have What It Takes to Answer the Call?
What Do We Mean by "Today's White-Collar Crime?"
Why Read This Book?
Chapter Summary
Terrorists' Links to Commercial Fraud in the United States
Katrina Fraud Swamps System
Thinking Activities
Information Technology and White-Collar Crime
A Brief History of the Role of Information Technology in White-Collar Crimes
Computer-Based Crime: A Cause for Alarm?
Currency Counterfeiting: From "Raised" Notes to Inkjet Printing
Hacking and Cracking
Identity Theft: The Future Is Now
Chapter Summary
A Look at Crime in the Age of Technology
The Scam That Will Not Die
Thinking Activities
The Corporate-State Corruption Connection: Can It Be Stopped?
The Honorable Thomas E. White: Modern-Day Horatio Alger or Opportunist?
If All Politics are Local: Can the Same Can Be Said for Abuse of Office Crimes?
Marty Barnes: A Case Study in Egoism and Egregious Behavior
Teapot Dome and Enron: Back to the Future?
Nepotism: Personal Connections Over Professional Qualifications?
Misuse of Government Equipment and Supplies
Chapter Summary
Disaster Profiteering: The Flood of Crony Contracting Following Hurricane Katrina
Meet the War Profiteers
Thinking Activities
The Origins of Public Corruption Control in the United States, 1883-1969
Democracy and Corruption
Corruption Control: A Call to Action
Roots of the "Scientific Era" of Corruption Control
The Scientific Administration Model: Systematic Evaluation
A Scientific Model at Work: The "Beautiful Minds" of Co-Conspirators
Challenges of the Scientific Administration Model
Chapter Summary
FELLOWship of the Ring
The Scandal of George Scalise: A Case Study in the Rise of Labor Racketeering in the 1930s
Thinking Activities
The "Modern Era" of Public Corruption Control: The 1970s Through Today
Nixon: From Corruption Controller to Investigative Target
The All Encompassing Vision of Corruption Control
Jimmy Carter: The First All Encompassing President
The Inspector General Program
The Reagan-Bush I Years: The Doldrums of Corruption Control
Clinton, Reinventing Government, and the Future of Corruption Control
The G.W. Bush Administration's Strategy for Corruption Control
Chapter Summary
Mediated Corruption: The Case of the Keating Five
How Many More Mike Browns Are Out There?
Thinking Activities
White-Collar Crime Theory: Origins and Early Developments
White-Collar Crimes throughout History
Should We Simply Call It "Greedy" Crime? A Look at Conspicuous Consumption and Strain Theory
Sutherland, Differential Association and White-Collar Crime
Tappan's Response to Sutherland
White-Collar Criminality: Motivations and Offender Rationalization
Blacklisting and the Doldrums of White-Collar Crime Research
Feminist Theory and the Role of Women in White-Collar Crime
Chapter Summary
The Attitudes and Actions of Others: Tutelage and Sutherland's Theory of Differential Association
Running after the Joneses
Thinking Activities
Organizational Crime and Corporate Criminal Liabilities
The "Democracy" of White-Collar Crime
Corporate Crime and Changes in the Research Agenda
The Shift Towards Organizational Crime Research
CSI and Organizational Crime
Ten Steps to Reduce Organizational Crime
Elite Organizational Deviance and Corporate America: Environmental Examples
Curtailing Corporate Crime: A Self-Regulating Approach
Sarbanes-Oxley: Antidote or Catalyst to Corporate Criminal Liability?
The Case of Big Pharma: Should We Consider a Sarbanes-Oxley Approach?
White-Collar Crime: Other Perspectives
Chapter Summary
The Dialectics of White-Collar Crime: The Anatomy of the Savings and Loan Crisis and the Case of Silverado Banking, Savings and Loan Association
Corporations, Workers, and the Public Interest
Thinking Activities
White-Collar Crime: A Legalistic Perspective
The Development of White-Collar Criminal Law
Differing Burdens of Proof: White-Collar Criminal and Civil Cases
Underpinnings of the American Legal System: The Need for Training and Education
Search and Arrest Warrants: The Workhorses of White-Collar Crime Investigations
Exceptions to the Search/Seizure Warrant Requirement
Arrest Warrants
Other Important Paperwork for the White-Collar Crime Investigator
White-Collar Criminal Statutes: A Primer
The Challenge of Proving Money Laundering
Asset Forfeiture: Boon to Law Enforcement or Fourth Amendment Nightmare?
Chapter Summary
Terrorism's Money Trail
An Unholy Trinity: The Three Ways Employees Embezzle Cash
Thinking Activities
White-Collar Crime Analysis and Trends
Intelligence Analysts; Who Are They?
The Integrity of the Analyst
Types of Law Enforcement Intelligence
Using Intelligence Analysis for Threat Assessment
Chapter Summary
How to Make a Spy
Applying Heuer's Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH) in the Law Enforcement Intelligence Environment
Thinking Activities
Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of White-Collar Crime
Trends and Patterns in White-Collar Crime
Recommendations for Social Change
Chapter Summary
Illicit Cigarette Trafficking and the Funding of Terrorism
Corporate Crime after 2000: A New Law Enforcement Challenge or D�j� Yu?
Thinking Activities
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