SOC313H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: White-Collar Crime, Organized Crime, Embezzlement

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30 Mar 2019
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Social control lecture 4- organized crime: organized crime: how have we learned about organized crime, organized crime: a series of illegal transactions between multiple offender, some who have specialized skills over a continued period of time. For economic advantage or political power: a lot of cultural awareness of organized crime, it a big part of our culture. More difficult to fight against cyber crime: organized crime can make money through legitimate business, they often have front companies to launder money i. e. bars and clubs, 3 definitions of organized crime, state definition: It sees organized crime as a rational system, know what people"s roles are. Making it both a business organization and a government. Same characteristics powerful at the top and flows down. A group of three or more that was not randomly formed, existed for a period of time, aim of committing one crime punishable by 4 years of crime. In order to obtain directly or indirectly a financial benefit.

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