Questions about white-collar crimes and victimology
Answer each question and provide references.
1.Discuss how the importance of victims and their role in the criminal justice system has changed over time.
2.Compare and contrast the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and the National Crime Victimization Survey. Be sure to discuss its sources of information and how results from each are interpreted. (5pts)
3.Assume a scenario where a husband has a long history of physical abuse toward his wife and children. The wife’s order of protection and previous complaints to the police have not stopped the abuse. One night, the wife shoots the husband in his sleep. Examine this scenario from the perspectives of “victim blaming,” “victim defending,” and “system blaming.” (5pts)
4.The notions of victim facilitation, precipitation, and provocation have been derived from the broader theme of shared responsibility. Outline and discuss each of these concepts. Compare and contrast them. (5pts)
5.In what ways can the police better serve the best interest of crime victims? (5pts)
6.Discuss the distinguishing factors of white-collar crime.
7.Discuss two methods of research and how they apply to white-collar crime.
8.Discuss the differences between corporate crimes and occupational crimes. Provide examples of each as support.
9.Why is the extent of white-collar crime difficult to measure?
10.Compare and contrast the different types of employee theft.
11.What are some of the more common prevention strategies and what are the advantages to each strategy?
12.Discuss the factors that contribute to high theft in the restaurant industry. Give examples.
13.Discuss three types of fraud committed by doctors and how it affects patients, as well as the health care system.
14.What is the impact of unnecessary surgeries on the American health care system?
15.Discuss three types of fraud committed by pharmacists and the effects for patients and the health care system.
16.Discuss the effects of police corruption in America. Give examples as support.
17.Define and discuss three types of attorney misconduct
18.What are the potential white-collar crimes that can occur in the religious system?
19.Define and discuss three types of investment fraud.
20.Discuss the differences between a Ponzi and pyramid scheme.
21.Compare and contrast two types of mortgage fraud. Include types of victims and consequences.
22.Write a persuasive essay on either the advantages or disadvantages to using a database of censored mortgage officials as a prevention method for mortgage fraud.
23.Take a stance on the issue of whether or not law enforcement should shut down slums
24.Identify two types of antitrust offenses and their impact on the economy.
25.Define two types of false advertising and discuss the consequences for consumers.