Profit Without Honor: White-collar Crime and the Looting of America

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Law - 500 pages
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The second edition of "Profit Without Honor" discusses and explains various types of white collar crimes. Using case histories and references, the book also looks at the damage that white collar crime inflicts upon its victims. Written in an engaging and entertaining manner, it covers such topics as Crimes Against Consumers, Unsafe Products, Crimes by the Government, Corruption of Public Officials, Medical Crime, and Computer Crime. For people in investigations, law enforcement, or any legal professions.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Crimes Against Consumers
37
Unsafe Products
90
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Stephen M. Rosoff is associate professor of sociology and Director of the Graduate Criminology Program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He received his Ph.D. in social ecology from the University of California, Irvine. He has written extensively on white-collar crime and professional deviance, particularly in the areas of medical fraud and computer crime. He is co-author of two forthcoming books: Contemporary Legal Issues: Whose Rights? Who's Right? (Roxbury Press) and Deviance and Deviants (Prentice Hall).

Henry N. Pontell is professor of criminology, law and society in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. A widely recognized authority on white-collar crime, including financial institution fraud and crime in the health care industry, and writer in a number of areas of criminology and sociology, in 2001 he received the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Cressey Award for major lifetime contributions to the study, detection and deterrence of fraud. His recent books include: Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis, and Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honor of Gilbert Geis.

Robert H. Tillman is associate professor of sociology at St. John's University in New York City. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Davis. He is the author and co-author of several books on white-collar crime, including: Global Pirates: Fraud in the Offshore Insurance Industry (Northeastern University Press, forthcoming); Broken Promises: Fraud by Small Business Health Insurers (Northeastern University Press); and Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis (University of California Press).

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