By Gillian Galbraith
Whilst the physique of a half-clothed lady is stumbled on in an Edinburgh park, a homicide research is introduced. The sufferer has now not been suggested lacking and there are few clues to her id. quickly after, the bare corpse of a well-liked clergyman is located, additionally in a park. Detective Sargeant Alice Rice wonders if an identical killer is at paintings, and, if this is the case, what the relationship is among the it seems that motiveless assaults. filled with motion and intrigue, this exciting secret takes the policewoman to new own depths and alongside a path that results in a few of Edinburgh’s darkest and scariest corners.
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In the context of white collar crime, risk can refer to either meaning. Risk applies to white collar crime in the original sense insofar as a calculated gamble is taken; the chances of being caught and punished are quite remote compared with the benefits that accrue from committing the crime. Although such calculations can play a role in most forms of crime, it is especially likely to be a central feature of many white collar 11 crimes. Evidence cited elsewhere in this book strongly suggests that in most cases the risk strongly favors the offender because the probability of detection, prosecution, and sanctioning is typically low.
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Lawyers and law professors inevitably stress the legalistic approaches to defining white collar crime. A group of criminologists who met specifically to address the dispute over the meaning of the term “white collar crime” came up with the following definition: White collar crimes are illegal or unethical acts that violate fiduciary responsibility of public trust committed by an individual or organization, usually during the course of legitimate occupational activity, by persons of high or respectable social status for personal or organizational gain.