Crimes Against Business: Proceedings of a Seminar Held in Cincinnati, Ohio, September 25, 1975

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Domestic and International Business Administration, Bureau of Domestic Commerce, Office of Business Research and Analysis, 1976 - Employee theft - 98 pages

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Page 19 - Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there must be without. It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.
Page 65 - Probable cause is a reasonable ground of suspicion, supported by circumstances sufficiently strong in themselves to warrant a cautious man in the belief that the person accused is guilty of the offense with which he is charged.
Page 50 - Co . , a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and other professional societies and organizations.
Page 6 - Thus, in a sense, businessmen may be tending to view criminal acts and rising crime rates as "society's" problem. Unlike individuals who take stringent measures to protect themselves from criminal acts out of fear of bodily harm, businessmen tend to think of crime as something over which they have no control and from which they should be protected by others. However, even the scant figures in this report indicate that crime against the business sector is a matter of pressing concern. Businessmen...
Page 23 - ... 2. Such other individuals and agencies which require criminal history record information to implement a state or federal statute or executive order of the President of the United States or Governor that expressly refers to criminal conduct and contains requirements and/or exclusions expressly based upon such conduct...
Page 4 - Between 1960 and 1970, the number of burglary crimes increased by 142 percent, robbery by 224 percent and larceny by 245 percent. Within these categories, non-residential daytime burglary rose 155 percent; robberies of banks rose 409 percent; robberies of retail food chain stores rose 389 percent; robberies of gas stations rose 230 percent; and robberies of all other commercial establishments rose 144 percent. The number of shoplifting offenses rose 221 percent in the decade. These are startling...
Page 5 - ... and robberies of all other commercial establishments rose 144 percent. The number of shoplifting offenses rose 221 percent in the decade. These are startling figures, and the following sections examine more closely their significance for various commercial sectors. Geographic Distribution of Crime Studies show that crimes against business are not solely an urban problem. They are also prevalent in suburban and rural areas. The While the FBI does not separate crimes against residential versus...
Page 22 - No agency or individual shall confirm the existence or non-existence of criminal history record information for employment or licensing checks except as provided in paragraphs (b)(l), (b) (2) , and (b) (5) of this section.
Page 64 - ... erroneous? Such damage is actual, so real, present, and existing, in fact, that the unlawful restraint by one person of the physical liberty of another gives rise to a cause of action all its own, namely, that of false arrest. We have little sympathy with the proposition that a genuine damage would be proved here if the bank's act had resulted in a damage to the plaintiff in his trade or occupation, but that the dishonor thrust upon him by this act...
Page 84 - He also served as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1970 through 1973 and was task force leader for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, 1973-1975.

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