White Collar Crime Assignment 7

This week you will explore perceptions and reality of white collar criminal penalties. The goal of this assignment is for you to summarize your thoughts on penalties for white collar crime. Ensure to include your concepts, ideas, and thoughts on the value and importance of how ethics relates to criminal behavior and appropriate penalties. In your analysis, be sure to:

  • Discuss your perception and the public perception of penalties for white-collar crime.
  • Compare and contrast penalties for white collar and other forms of crimes. Discuss why you think the penalties should be similar or different for at least three (3) specific crimes.
  • Indicate how these punishments may deter or convince an individual to engage in white collar criminal activity.
  • Offer suggestions and rationales as to the type of penalties that should be levied against an investment broker who scammed millions of dollars defrauding unwitting investors.

Provide specific and detailed examples to justify your reasoning.

Support your paper with a minimum of three (3) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.

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