Learning Objectives

After you have read this chapter:

1. You will be able to discuss the legal foundation for possessory rights in property.
2. You can analyze the legal basis for common law differentiation in property crimes.
3. You will be able to evaluate the wide-ranging scope of mail and wire fraud crimes.
4. You will articulate the interrelationship between financially based crimes such as computer fraud, racketeering, and money laundering.
5. You will understand burglary and arson crimes.