White-collar crimes refers to financially motivated, non-directly violent crimes committed to illegally obtain or avoid losing money or to gain a personal or business advantage.
White-collar crime represents one of the fastest-growing types of crime in the world. Nearly every category of white-collar crime has significantly increased in incidence in recent years due also to the increasing legislation that cover today sectors once neglected.
Although white-collar crimes are quite varied, most have several characteristics in common. First, they involve the use of deceit and concealment, rather than the application of force or violence, for the illegitimate gain of money, property, or services. Next, white-collar crimes typically involve abuse of positions of trust and power.
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