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Cybercrime

Samuel C. McQuade III.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime; Corporate Crime. 9954 words.

This article begins by discussing cybercrime as an evolving technology-based crime construct. Cybercrime includes existing and emerging forms of criminality carried out with electronic IT...

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Financial Crimes

Michael Levi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Transactional Crime. 10802 words.

This article begins by examining the evidence on the extent and costs of financial crimes. It includes a broad variety of deceptions against a spectrum of poor and wealthy individuals and...

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Gambling

John Dombrink.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime. 8993 words.

Policy contests over gambling have turned to issues of problem gamblers, economic development, and ancillary crime. This article discusses the scope and scale of legal gambling in the...

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Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking

Edward R. Kleemans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime; Property Crime. 8452 words.

Human smuggling and human trafficking are phenomena that require different policy responses. This article summarizes data, figures, and patterns concerning human smuggling and human...

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Identity Theft

Heith Copes and Lynne Vieraitis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime; Corporate Crime; Organised Crime. 10101 words.

This article provides an overview about identity theft. It elaborates the uncertainty and difficulties in defining the crime. It describes patterns and incidences of identity theft and...

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Identity Theft

Lynne Vieraitis and Amny Shuraydi.

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Transactional Crime; Corporate Crime; Organised Crime. 8629 words.

Often cited as one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States and abroad, identity theft continues to be of great concern to the public. It is a crime that is difficult to control...

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Money Laundering

Michael Levi and Peter Reuter.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Transactional Crime; Organised Crime. 11689 words.

Money laundering is a very modern crime created by the late twentieth-century state to enlist the financial sector in its search of the proceeds of crime and prevention of career...

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Organizational Crime

Neal Shover and Jennifer Scroggins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Transactional Crime. 13391 words.

This article reviews and assesses theory and research on organizational crime. It notes the behavioral distinctiveness of acts considered under this procedure. Sources of data and methods...

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Organized Crime

James Finckenauer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Organised Crime; Transactional Crime. 9023 words.

This article examines current U.S. organized crime control policy and its attendant practices in light of some recent criticisms. It requires the establishment the nature and character of...

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Tax Evasion

Valerie Braithwaite.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime; Property Crime. 10559 words.

This article briefly maps the domain of tax evasion and draws on the best data available from the United States to illustrate the magnitude of the problem. It reviews the scientific...

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