White-collar crimes are financial crimes committed by upper class members of society for personal or organizational gain. This book provides a large sample and thorough analysis of the characteristics of white-collar criminals. The book's research is based on a sample of 179 convicted white-collar criminals in Norway. The book emphasizes the need for internal and external actions in the detection, prevention, and strategic combat of white-collar crime. It presents a roadmap for combating financial crime, generally, and white-collar crime, specifically. The roadmap focuses on knowledge, since crime that is understood can be detected and prevented. The key principle is the creation of a knowledge base to comprehend guidelines, audit, control, and ethics.
Publication Date: 8/30/2012