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White collar crimes are non-violent offenses that are often prosecuted against business professionals. These crimes are typically motivated by gain and are characterized by deception or concealment. A goal of a white collar crime is benefiting in regard to money, … Continue reading

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All forms of identity theft may be considered federal crimes and are often prosecuted on the federal level. Federal crimes tend to be much more severe, with graver consequences for the offender when tried in federal court compared to those … Continue reading

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The federal government first addressed mail fraud in the 19th century after evidence of such schemes surfaced. Because mail (and later, wire) communications often cross over state lines using the U.S. Postal Service or other interstate transmitters, it makes sense … Continue reading

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White collar crimes are often complex and generally involve months and years of preparations before prosecutors bring a case. There is no official set of crimes under the law called “white collar crimes”. However, federal and state offenses involving fraud … Continue reading

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