White-collar crime is defined as the use of deception for illegal gain, normally involving breach of trust, and some concealment of the true nature of the activities. White-collar crime is also often defined as crime against property, involving the unlawful conversion of property belonging to another to one’s own personal use and benefit. Financial crime is profit-driven crime to gain access to and control over property that belonged to someone else. These individuals are wealthy, highly educated, socially connected, and typically employed by, and in legitimate organizations. This new book presents information regarding white-collar crime, as well as indications of individual traits which categorize these types of criminals.
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