Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Chicago Tribune White Collar Crime Gallery

According to the Chicago Tribune, the sociologist Edwin Sutherland coined the term: White Collar Criminal, circa 1939, to describe acts  "committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation." The Tribune points out taht white-collar crime costs the U.S. some $300 billion annually which is based on FBI statistics.  At the link a gallery of 17 white collar criminals from our era. 

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