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    Why is white-collar crime on the rise? What has lead to the influx of these crimes?

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    I suppose the most obvious reason that white collar crime has increased is due to our advanced technology. Because so much of business transactions are handled electronically presents an opportunity to skilled criminals. The security of the internet is often hacked providing invaluable information to white collar crooks.

    A second reason may be that some individuals feel that while violent crime is beyond their level of acceptance, silently stealing from unknown and nameless individuals or companies may not be all that bad.

    Third, we have lost much of our former privacy in the ...

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    The expert examines an influx of white-collar crime and the causes.