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Cybercrime  

Samuel C. McQuade III

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article begins by discussing cybercrime as an evolving technology-based crime construct. Cybercrime includes existing and emerging forms of criminality carried out with electronic IT ... More

Financial Crimes  

Michael Levi

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article begins by examining the evidence on the extent and costs of financial crimes. It includes a broad variety of deceptions against a spectrum of poor and wealthy individuals and ... More

Gambling  

John Dombrink

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Policy contests over gambling have turned to issues of problem gamblers, economic development, and ancillary crime. This article discusses the scope and scale of legal gambling in the ... More

Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking  

Edward R. Kleemans

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Human smuggling and human trafficking are phenomena that require different policy responses. This article summarizes data, figures, and patterns concerning human smuggling and human ... More

Identity Theft  

Heith Copes and Lynne Vieraitis

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article provides an overview about identity theft. It elaborates the uncertainty and difficulties in defining the crime. It describes patterns and incidences of identity theft and ... More

Identity Theft  

Lynne Vieraitis and Amny Shuraydi

Often cited as one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States and abroad, identity theft continues to be of great concern to the public. It is a crime that is difficult to control ... More

Money Laundering  

Michael Levi and Peter Reuter

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
Money laundering is a very modern crime created by the late twentieth-century state to enlist the financial sector in its search of the proceeds of crime and prevention of career ... More

Organizational Crime  

Neal Shover and Jennifer Scroggins

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article reviews and assesses theory and research on organizational crime. It notes the behavioral distinctiveness of acts considered under this procedure. Sources of data and methods ... More

Organized Crime  

James Finckenauer

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article examines current U.S. organized crime control policy and its attendant practices in light of some recent criticisms. It requires the establishment the nature and character of ... More

Tax Evasion  

Valerie Braithwaite

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article briefly maps the domain of tax evasion and draws on the best data available from the United States to illustrate the magnitude of the problem. It reviews the scientific ... More

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