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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-12-19 08:51:14

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'white color crime' for 'white collar crime'

Most white collar criminals are caucasian. About 700 ghits, e.g.,

... every minute of every day, someone in this country becomes a victim of identity theft (America’s fastest growing white color crime).

The term `White Color Crime’ was coined in 1939 by Edwin H Sutherland in a ground-breaking address to the American Sociological Society.

She previously has investigated crimes against children, primarily on the Internet, organized crime, white color crime and crimes involving drugs.

My mother was convicted of white color crime as opposed to drug charges, but came in contact with many mothers incarcerated because of drug charges …

Criminology Instructor: Patrick C. Bashore, Special Agent, FBI, with experience in white color crime, drug enforcement, violent crime and organized crime … enrichment/criminology.htm

...will use term like “supply & demand” or “shortage of skilled personnel” to justify their inflated costs, to me this is a white color crime,

Eliot Spitzer 2006…He not only fights the fights that must be fought; he also tells it like it is to those involved in white color crime.



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