White collar crime

Podgor, Ellen S., 1952- author
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  • "Authored by leading academics who bring strong scholarly and practice perspectives to the subject, this book is the first one-volume, in-depth analysis of substantive and procedural aspects of white collar crime. Offenses analyzed include conspiracy, fraud, corruption, RICO, false statements, perjury, tax, currency reporting, bankruptcy, environmental and computer crimes. Procedural issues are addressed in detail, including the grand jury process, agency investigations, parallel proceedings, self-incrimination (testimony and documents), searches, and privileges. In addition to statutes and caselaw, the book covers strategy and DOJ internal guidelines and also includes sentencing of both individuals and corporations in white collar cases"--Publisher's website.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Scope of white collar crime -- Corporate criminal liability -- Conspiracy -- Mail, wire, bank & other frauds -- Securities fraud -- Obstruction of justice -- Bribery, extortion, and conflicts of interest -- Racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations (RICO) -- False statements -- Perjury and false declarations -- Tax crimes -- Currency reporting crimes -- Bankruptcy crimes -- Environmental crimes -- Computer crimes -- Grand jury investigations -- Administrative agency investigations -- Parallel proceedings and administrative remedies -- The self-incrimination privilege and testimony -- Self-incrimination and the compulsory production of documents -- Searches -- Attorney-client privilege -- Work product protection -- Sentencing
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