Learning Objectives

After you read this chapter, you will be able to:

14.1 Explain the criteria experts use to distinguish white-collar crime from traditional forms of offending, as well as criticisms of these criteria.
14.2 Discuss the ways in which corporate crimes impact society in terms of physical and property damage, as well as weakening the moral fabric of society.
14.3 Classify the various types of white-collar crime.
14.4 Explain some of the theoretical explanations for white-collar crime.
14.5 Describe various aspects of organized crime, such as definitions, criminal justice responses, and theoretical explanations.
14.6 Discuss the key issues associated with cybercrime.