Property Crime Papers

  • Internet Fraud

    1728 words, 7 pages

    During the late 1970s and early 1980s there were only small communities online. None of these communities were interconnected. Less than one million people were in the "online world." Now, the Internet connects just about every major online service. There are now over 50 million people online. This gives scammers the ability to easily reach large amounts of people. Another advantage that the Internet offers scammers is the ability to be anonymous. That is, they can communicate with other without fear of being identified. Scammers have found an infinite number of ways, using these be

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    Gender Differences Between Men And Women

    2008 words, 9 pages

    What influences a person's identity? Is it their homes, parents, religion, or maybe where they live? When do they get one? Do they get it when they understand right from wrong, or when they can read, or are they born with it? Everyone has one and nobody has the same, is there a point in everyone's life when they get one? A person's identity is his own, nobody put it there and nobody can take it out. Everyone in this world has a different identity because they all make their own over the course of their life. A person's identity also causes a person to have masculine and feminine trai

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    Fraud

    3237 words, 13 pages

    The most basic definition of fraud is a deliberate and willful misrepresentation which causes another to suffer damages, usually in the form of monetary losses, and the intention is to deprive another of some right. There must always be the element of intent to deceive in order for fraud to occur. While there are several kinds of fraud, the most common form of fraud appears to be defrauding individuals of money. Fraud can be committed against as few as one person or a small group of persons, to as large as a company or corporations. Fraud averages approximately $260 billion dollars more a

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    The Piracy In South East Asia Especially In The Malacca Strait The Japan S Role In Eradicating It By Creating A Transnational Cooperation In South East Asia

    5067 words, 21 pages

    If by peaceful Asia one understands all the zone of the Far East, the Indian sub-continent and Oceania, the Southeast Asia includes eleven countries. Indeed, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Eastern Timor, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and the Sultanate of Brunei belong to this same entity. This unit is not based on territorial continuity, but on the importance of the sea. With the exception of Laos, all the countries of the zone have maritime frontages, sometimes particularly important because of the presence of many archipelagos. If this characteristic is at the origin of

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    Physical Journeys Are Journeys In Search Of Identity Do You Agree Or Disagree

    1571 words, 7 pages

    Journeys are an aspect that is imperative for progression in life, whether it be a journey from one country to another or from one’s house to the town centre. No matter what, billions of people around the world are travelling on a particular type of physical journey. But what sets these journeys apart are their purposes. The purpose for a journey to be undertaken can vary greatly from religious enlightenment and colonising to seeking knowledge and psychological growth. On all types of journeys, the traveler is in search of identity. Sometimes, the “search” is not intentional, but results fr

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    Psychological Research On Identity

    1801 words, 8 pages

    Being a scientific discipline, psychology also requires evidence-based research in order to underpin the findings made by researchers. The data collected by researches could be divided into two main categories, one is so called ‘insider viewpoint’ and the other is ‘outsider viewpoint’. Insider viewpoint is about the perception of the subject himself. These include his inner experience, thoughts, values, emotion, beliefs and etc. From the word ‘insider’, it implies that the subject’s point of view could not be observed by outsider, and those data provided by the client are totally su

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    Identity Theft A Overview On Preventing And Recovering

    2692 words, 11 pages

    What is Identity theft? Identity theft is where a consumer’s personal information has be obtained and used illegally by thieves, terrorists, and even by illegal immigrates to obtain false documents (“Identity” 2). According to FBI statistics identity theft is the most rapidly growing white collar crime in the US. There were 500,000 to 750,000 cases reported in 2001 (“Identity” 1). The increase has been related to identity theft being considered a “nontraditional crime” (“Identity” 2). Where in some cases law enforcement lacks adequate resources to investigate reports of identity theft, do

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    Narrative Shooting With My Dad

    1255 words, 6 pages

    The polished steel of the clunky weapon outweighed my arms and overwhelmed my childish hands as my father stood courageously behind me. I struggled to direct all eight inches of the revolver’s barrel consistently down range. His gentle tap turned me around, and he patiently mouthed, “Just take your time… take your time.” I became focused. Crack! My body jumped backwards. The gun recoiled itself toward the sky and my eyes peeled open without consent. I quickly readjusted and fixed them on the large coffee can, still intact, that lay shelved on the splintered wood beam where my sights had been

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    Fbi Schemes

    2214 words, 9 pages

    Brian Gann 10-16-07 1.) Telemarketing Fraud- When you send money to people you do not know personally or give personal or financial information to unknown callers, you increase your chances of becoming a victim of telemarketing fraud. Tips to Avoid Telemarketing Fraud: 1.) Obtain a salesperson's name, business identity, telephone number, street address, mailing address, and business license number before you transact business. Some con artists give out false names, telephone numbers, addresses, and business license numbers. Verify the accuracy of these items. 2.) Before you giv

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    Whistle Blowing

    1807 words, 8 pages

    Whistle blowing is an increasingly hot topic in the field of organizational behavior for a variety of reasons. A topic that in many circles was thought to be taboo, whistle blowing has come to the forefront of both the business and social landscape. An increase in the prevalence of whistle blowers in combination with ethically faulty leaders has made this matter an issue that the entire world must deal with on one level or another. It is a topic that impacts the masses as many people have had to determine exactly where they stand on the matter. There are several questions that this research p

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    Importance Of Keeping Track Id And Personal Effect

    2461 words, 10 pages

    Identity Theft Essay: Importance of keeping track ID and personal effect It is important to keep track of ID and personal effects. The major reason behind this is Identity theft. Law enforcement officials have stated that identity theft crime has been one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Identity theft is also one of the fastest growing white color crimes. This is a serious crime. Identity theft is the act of knowingly transferring or using without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, or to a

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    Movie Piracy The Illegal Copying Of Movies For Personal Or Commercial Use

    1175 words, 5 pages

    Movie Piracy is the illegal copying of movies for personal or commercial use. This is a new epidemic that is affecting the film industry financially. What are the necessary steps that can be taken on behalf of the film industry that can stop this illegal practice from occurring? Once, you could walk down the streets of New York City and find vendors selling their bootleg DVD copies of new released movies for half the price of a movie ticket. At the moment the quality of the movies are not at its best, but with the technological advancements, the quality of these bootle

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    Whistle Blowing In The Work Place

    1595 words, 7 pages

    Kevin Coleman Business Ethics Dr. Robert E. Lofton Whistle-blowing in the workplace: Do we stand by and allow business corruption as usual or prepare to take a fall for something? It sometimes requires uncommon courage, as whistle-blowing in the workplace is not so easy to do. What motivates you? Is it revenge, ethics or a combination? To take a closer look, let’s consider what is whistle blowing and explore a few conditions used to justify whistle-blowing, and concluded with how companies can benefit from a whistle-blowing policy. What is a whistle-blower

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    Personal Identity

    1623 words, 7 pages

    Personal Identityi Every man by nature has a sense of himself and of his own existence; which, for the most part, accompanies every thought and action. I say, for the most part, because this sense does not always operate. In a dead sleep we have no consciousness of self. And even some of our waking thoughts pass without it: during a reverie, the mind never thinks of itself. Without this sense, mankind would be in a perpetual reverie: ideas constantly floating in the mind without ever being connected with self. Neither would there be any notion of personal identity; for a man cannot consider

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    Negotions

    1026 words, 5 pages

    If you understand the interests of the parties, you have a much greater chance of success. Remember, that interests are quite different than positions. Interests are what the person or team really is concerned about. You will be more able to sell your ideas to the other side, make trade-offs between items you don't care about and those which you do care about. If you know what the interests are and can separate them from the positions By identifying where you want to go and what you wish to achieve, you are more likely to get there and get what you want. By specifyin

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    Cpas Code Of Ethics

    1052 words, 5 pages

    Currently, the professional image of CPAs is under siege. Long esteemed as trusted advisers possessing high standards for independence and ethics, practitioners—large and small, good and (in rare cases) bad—will be negatively affected by the Enron scandal for some time to come. In this climate of increased scrutiny, all CPAs need to be mindful of the everyday ethical issues that are part of performing client services. A CPA particularly needs to exercise informed judgment when making a decision about whether he or she is fully qualified—that is, capable of exercising pr

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    Outsourcing

    2176 words, 9 pages

    Download the original attachment Introduction: Identity theft occurs using some kind of hacking technique which is a big crime in the United States. We work daily to ourselves and for our families. We make use of credit cards and social security numbers in our life. We will get some benefits if we live our life with some restrictions. But what happens is sometimes in our life, some people will make use of our social security number or credit card number for their own purposes. For example, they might open bank accounts, take loans; they will do crimes using our names.

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    Theft And The Effects Of The Community

    2076 words, 9 pages

    Shoplifting (also known as PIE theft, five-finger discount, or shrinkage within the retail industry) is theft of goods from a retail establishment by an ostensible patron. It is one of the most common property crimes dealt with by police and courts. The basic definition of theft is defined in S.1(1) of the Act. The Act states that A person shall be guilty of theft if he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it. In criminal law, theft (also known as stealing or filching) is the illegal taking of another person's prope

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    Case Study: Enron

    1047 words, 5 pages

    Case Study: Enron Background Once the seventh largest company in America, Enron was formed in 1985 when InterNorth acquired Houston Natural Gas. The company branched into many non-energy-related fields over the next several years, including such areas as Internet bandwidth, risk management, and weather derivatives (a type of weather insurance for seasonal businesses). Although their core business remained in the transmission and distribution of power, their phenomenal growth was occurring through their other interests. Fortune Magazine selected Enron as "America's most innovative company" f

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    Fraud

    3503 words, 15 pages

    Fraud The most basic definition of fraud is a deliberate and willful misrepresentation which causes another to suffer damages, usually in the form of monetary losses, and the intention is to deprive another of some right. There must always be the element of intent to deceive in order for fraud to occur. While there are several kinds of fraud, the most common form of fraud appears to be defrauding individuals of money. Fraud can be committed against as few as one person or a small group of persons, to as large as a company or corporations. Fraud averages approximately $260 billion dollar

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    Social Identity

    1207 words, 5 pages

    Social Identity What is meant by identity? Firstly this essay is going to explore how social identity has affected our culture. How social identity has affected me. What could be done to change or improve social identity? Identity is made up of individual characteristics by which a person is known. Internal factors such as physical appearance, personality, mental ability and sex would have an effect on a person’s identity. Then there are the external factors such as family, class, religion, culture, occupation and nationality which would influence one’s identity. Then, even beyond all t

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    Identity Is A Vast Theme

    1531 words, 7 pages

    Identity is a vast theme. It is the foundation of every soul, individual, and creature. Without identity the structure of humanity will inevitably collapse. Identity is the flavor in every meal; it is the creator of diversity, uniqueness, and individuality. Devoid of identity everything on this planet would be uniform and cause the boredom of the century this will deprive the world of ever having a joy and passion for life. The texts that validate and prove my analysis that identity is the key component of life are: 1) “Portrait”, the themes of identity that

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    Iago In Othello

    1157 words, 5 pages

    Explain how Iago presents himself to the world. What is beneath the surface of his public identity? Why does he hate Othello so passionately? What makes Iago so effective at manipulating people? What do other characters, besides Othello think of him? Othello was one of William Shakespeare's greatest plays ever written, and arguably one of the greatest stories ever told. While having many parallels to Romeo and Juliet, another of Shakespeare's great writings, they couldn't be further apart in terms of characters. One character in particular , Iago who is the antagon

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    Criminal Law

    1956 words, 8 pages

    Coursework Header Sheet 175309-40 Course Coursework Tutor LAW0783: Criminal Law Criminal Law - Course Work 1 CA Withey, E Phillips Course School/Level Assessment Weight Submission Deadline HU/UG 20.00% 1/12/2013 000544806 LEGAL PROBLEM SOLVING ASSESSMENT CRITERIA A. IDENTIFICATION 1. Identify the relevant legal principles. 2. Offer sufficient, but not overly detailed, explanation of the law/legal principles so that a reader can understand. B. EXPLANATION Identify and use factual details that are relevant to the legal argument, leaving out what is not rel

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    Slave Smuggling

    1065 words, 5 pages

    Slave smuggling has been a huge part of American past time. It has helped shape America from the south to the north. Slavery was not found in the Americas it was around long before the 1800’s. it is not well known but many African Africans were kidnapped through raiding and warfare. They were separated from their homes and families in this way, and they also had to leave their locations in Africa in order to escape being captured and enslaved all by other Africans, but to even understand this the history has to be explained. Slavery has been around since the time of the bible, but that is

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    Enron And Arthur Andersen Case Study

    1156 words, 5 pages

    Abstract This case is about the company Enron which grew to become the seventh largest company in the United States. There were many problems in the Enron case. First, when the gas bank was created, they should have thought twice about this since many of the natural gas producers need cash which Enron did not have. This would lead to problems for Enron. Second, Enron created SPE’s which caused more problems because they were providing money and keeping the money off the books so that investors could not see what was actually going on. These SPE’s only complicated issues for Enron and its inve

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    Andrade Case

    1141 words, 5 pages

    LEANDRO ANDRADE, Petitioner- Appellant, v. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA 2001 U.S App. LEXIS 23720 FACT On November 4, 1995, Leandro Andrade stole five videotapes worth $84.70 from a Kmart store in Ontario, California. Security personnel detained Andrade as he was leaving the store. On November 18, 1995, Andrade entered a different Kmart store in Montclair, California, and placed four videotapes worth $68.84 in the rear waistband of his pants. Again, security guards apprehended Andrade as he was exiting the premises. Police subsequently arrested Andrade for these crimes. The

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    Corruption

    1068 words, 5 pages

    Graft and Corruption Graft and corruption is a problem of the past, present and future public administrators, but with this article we have a grasp of things that actually happens in and out public offices. We cannot deny the fact that most if not all officials as well as rank and file employees are grafters and corruptors. Graft and corruption is a rampant and wide malpractice among government agencies whether in the national, local, government-owned, or controlled cooperation’s. It is already a part of our culture, a bad habit, and foremost and among oth

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    Two Kinds

    1128 words, 5 pages

    Dylan LeVine Professor Amber Day LCS 121A February 9, 2014 Yin and Yang Identity is an aspect of one’s life that must be formed on one’s own and not solely on the words or actions of others. The people around us can help build our identity, but is us who have to truly find ourselves. Two Kinds is narrated by Jing Mei Woo, a young girl whose mother pushes her to become a “prodigy child”. At first she liked the idea because she would be able to make her mother happy, but later gets locked in a struggle over her identity. People rely heavily on the way other

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    Sopa Current Events

    1003 words, 5 pages

    Brennan Epps Mr. Jones World History P.1 May 13, 2015 The facts about S.O.P.A and P.I.P.A Two bills have entered the House and the Senate that address the major problem of online piracy and copyright infringement. The two bills are largely the same. They both use the approach of a strict enforcement. While posing constitutional problems the main issue is the severe consequences they will have on the Internets addressing system and interconnectivity that has driven the growth and success of the online world. On October 26, 2011 Lamar Smith a Republican House mem

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    Music Piracy

    1003 words, 5 pages

    April 13, 2015 Nothing in Life Is Free I have a love for music that probably goes far beyond what most people have. I listen to it while doing homework, cleaning, giving my kids baths, cooking dinner, and any other time that I can. Now that Apple has created the iPhone, I have my music at my fingertips. My cell phone is loaded with over one thousand songs. The songs vary in genre. I have music from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, pop, country, hip-hop, reggae and rock. Most of the songs that are on my phone were downloaded years ago from Napster and other similar websites. I

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    Identity

    1005 words, 5 pages

    Self –Identity Who am I? Self-identity is the awareness of one's unique identity. Identity is who you are, the way you think about yourself, the way you are viewed by the world and the characteristics that define you. In philosophy, personal identity refers to the unique identity of persons through time. That is to say, the conditions under which a person is said to be identical to himself or herself through time. In your life, you could have been many things to, and for, many people. You might have been a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a niece, a grandmother, a

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    Limits And Derivatives

    1007 words, 5 pages

    CHAPTER - 13 LIMITS AND DERIVATIVES KEY POINTS ? x ?c lim f(x) = l if and only if lim f(x) = x ?c – x?c lim f(x) ? ? x ?c lim ?? ?? ??? where ? is a fixed real number. lim xn = cn, for all n ? N lim f(x) = f(c), where f(x) is a real polynomial in x. ? x ?c ? x ?c Algebra of limits Let f, g be two functions such that lim f(x) = l and lim g(x) = m, then x ?c x ?c ? x ?c lim [? f(x)] = ? lim f(x) x ?c = ? l for all ?? ? R ? x ?c lim [f(x) ± g(x)] = lim f(x) ± lim g(x) = l ± m x ?c x ?c ? x ?c li

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    Othello Manipulation To Gain Power

    1008 words, 5 pages

    Manipulation is a very powerful word. People use this tactic everyday to get what they want in life. By deceiving people or tricking them into seeing a certain point of view, people gain power. To skillfully use the power of manipulation a person must use another person's weaknesses. By using a person's emotions against them, they can be manipulated with ease. In Shakespeare's Othello, the character of Iago uses these tactics almost to perfection to achieve his goals. The first scene of Act I illustrates Iago's use of manipulation. Iago knows that Roderigo is upset a

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    Acct 504 Case Study 2

    1008 words, 5 pages

    Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to meet with me today and discuss your concerns with internal controls and security. Going public is a big step in the development of a corporation, and you will come under great scrutiny as to your security principles and internal control mechanisms. My colleague has informed me of several examples of how your business operates and I have prepared a few remarks and recommendations for you to address before going public. Before I delve into the heart of the matter, I would like to remind you of the objectives of internal control practices: first,

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    Does Power Corrupt

    950 words, 4 pages

    Lord Acton has said that “Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely”. The abuse of power by those in power has caused great suffering and is one of the most common themes of history and politics. But unfortunately the list of leaders who were not eventually corrupted by their power is rather short and it seems to be a fundamental human fallacy that people are seduced by power and once they conquer it, it corrupts their character. Resisting the temptation to abuse one’s power is a challenge that only few people live up to if given the chance to do so without danger. The main go

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    Identity

    1010 words, 5 pages

    As we grow up and experience new things we start developing our identity. The truth is that where you are and what you’re sorrounded by while growing up influences greatly who you become, what you believe in and the most familiar things are the ones you learn to enjoy the most. Our identity involves everything that defines us as people, as we grow up who and what we’re sorrounded by become key factors in the development of our identity. Usually where we come from and where we have been makes us different from all the others out there, simple things like a language, foo

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    Stanford Prison

    1008 words, 5 pages

    1. What police procedures are used during arrests, and how do these procedures lead people to feel confused, fearful, and dehumanized? Normal police procedures were used in the experiment. The imitation police served warrants, arrested the suspects, fingerprinted the suspects, took their mug shots, and searched and seized them. The unusual procedure was the blindfolding and the stripping of their clothes. If I were subjected to the same treatment, I would have felt embarrassed and humiliated. 2. If you were a guard, what type of guard would you have become? How sure are you? I would l

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    Worldcom Q 3

    1011 words, 5 pages

    3. Why were the actions taken by WorldCom managers not detected earlier? Actions taken by WorldCom managers not detected earlier because of many factors. One of the contributing factor is Ebbers has created a culture in which the legal function was less influential and less welcome in WorldCom. As the CEO of the company, Ebbers should play an important role in ensuring the company conducts business in accordance with the law and is on the right track. However, in the case of WorldCom, person who involved in fraud were the ones from the top management. When the to

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    What Are The Main Themes In The Wave And How Does The Author Convey Them You Must Discuss A Range Of Literary Devices In Your Response

    1012 words, 5 pages

    The Wave, written by Morton Rhue is a fascinating novel based on a true story in California. In order to convey how Hitler and the Nazi party gained power before WW2 Mr Ross, a history teacher, creates a movement called The Wave, after believing his students didn’t pay enough attention to his WW2 documentary. His students dedicate themselves to The Wave and its values of discipline, community and action, creating a cult that equalizes its members and excludes and degrades non-members. Morton Rhue uses literary devices such as metaphors, sarcasm and rhetorical questions

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    The World Whats Gone Wrong

    991 words, 4 pages

    An average American would be astounded if they went back sixty-six years to the height of World War II, because back then, almost everyone was working together, and not trying to cheat each other out of their money. Today, many Americans just want quick, easy money, and a lot of it. The work ethic of American citizens has declined, now they are in pursuit of easy money, through a wide variety of means, such as lawsuits, gambling, marriage, and stealing. People want a lot of money, and they want it as easily as possible. Some people turn to larceny to reach that goal.

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    Healthcare Fraud

    1253 words, 6 pages

    | HEALTH CARE FRAUD: DON’T BECOME A PART OF THE STATISTIC Professional Development 101 | Fraud takes place when a person intentionally makes a misrepresentation knowing that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefits to himself or someone else (http://www.MolinaHealthcare.com/medicaid/providers/ca/policies/pages/fraud.aspx). The most common form of fraud committed in healthcare is filing false, inaccurate claims known as health care fraud (www.MolinaHealthcare.com, et al). Making a claim to have done work other than what services and/or treatments th

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    How Marijuana Legalization Could Weaken Cartel Influence

    1253 words, 6 pages

    How the Legalization of Marijuana would weaken Mexican Drug Cartels Legalizing marijuana throughout the entire United States would help reduce crime, reduce illegal immigration, and would stop the amounts of drugs illegally smuggled across our borders. Following California’s lead of legalizing the use and growth of medicinal marijuana, 21 out of 50 states have already passed similar laws. Every state that joins in on this “Green Fever” helps cut billions of dollars out of cartel profits, which severely cripples their ongoing operations. Since the Controlled Substanc

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    Idenity

    1254 words, 6 pages

    I think identity is just the condition of being oneself, and not another. There is really more to it than that. It’s the a whole bunch of little aspects that makes you who you are like what kind of food you eat, whether or not you drink or smoke, or the kind of personality you have. There are many sections of identity we can talk about. One of them is in psychology, a psychological identity relates to self-image (a person's inner reflection), self-esteem, and individuation. An important part of identity in psychology is gender identity, as this dictates to a significant

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    Case Study 1: And The Fraud Continues

    1237 words, 5 pages

    ACC 571- Forensic Accounting Abstract This paper is about Walt Pavlo and his fraud against MCI when he was employed as a billings/collection manager. We are going to discuss in this paper what the internal control weaknesses was that existed at MCI that contributed to the commission of this fraud, we are going to identify and justify the approach one would take if they suspected fraudulent activity within the organization where they work. Also we are going to critique the ethical nature of Pavlo’s actions in this case and apply one theory related to crime causation to this case. ? An

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    Information Fraud

    1244 words, 5 pages

    Review of Business Fraud Megan Bierman James A. Ridilla Accounting Information Systems Information and system breaches are becoming more common with the development of technology and technological tricks allowing hackers to detect vulnerabilities never considered by a business and costing those businesses almost millions of dollars as well as damaging their reputation amongst their clients. However information breaches do not just occur with the hacking of systems, sometimes they could be just as simple as the mishandling of saved information, which is the

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    What Does It Mean To Be Yourself

    1256 words, 6 pages

    Who is your true self? Do you know? Does God know? Does anyone know? Surely you have a true self that is genuine and authentic, but how could you ever know if you were actually fulfilling this identity? If you were told to act “normally” or to “be yourself”, what exactly is someone asking you to do? There are many approaches to this last question, some purely philosophical, and others that are slightly more realistic. First of all, by asking to be yourself, are they indirectly telling you to not let any outside influences affect your personality at that point in

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    Marcia’s Statuses Of Identity

    1250 words, 5 pages

    The subject of psychology has many different aspects, theorists, psychologists, conflicts, and theories inside it. A major psychologist that has definitely made an impact would be Erickson. Through Erickson’s theory: exploration and commitment, James Marcia has combined and come up with Marcia’s Statuses of Identity. This consists of four identity statuses; identity achievement, identity moratorium, identity foreclosure, and identity diffusion. Each status of identity describes an individual and where they are in their process of developing their own self. “Identity achievement, commitment to

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    Identity With Disabilities

    1257 words, 6 pages

    The concept of identity can be described as an answer to the question “who am I?” Different perspectives adopted by individuals considering who they are lead them to entirely different answers. The range of possible answers reveals that identity is very complicated subject. Therefore, different theories have been devised to understand and explain identity more explicitly. This essay aims to describe one of these, the Psychosocial Theory of Identity. It then goes on to give examples of how this approach can be applied to gain the understandings of the identities of peopl

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    Vandalism

    1258 words, 6 pages

    Factors Contributing to School Vandalism and Break-Ins Understanding the factors that contribute to your problem will help you frame your own local analysis questions, determine good effectiveness measures, recognize key intervention points, and select appropriate responses. Offender Characteristics Those who vandalize or break into schools are typically young and male, acting in small groups. Vandalism and break-ins are most common among junior high school students, and become less frequent as students reach high school. Those involved in school-related arson

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