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white-collar crime

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhite-collar crimewhite-collar crimeSCCBcrimes involving white-collar workers, for example when someone secretly steals money from the organization they work for white-collar
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white-collar crimeCrimes which are committed by those in higher positions in the social stratification system are commonly referred to as white-collar crimes.Edwin Sutherland's famous pioneering work in 1940 produced evidence that white-collar crime might be substantially underestimated in official criminal statistics.But white-collar crime seems to be the new image of the law profession.
From Longman Business Dictionarywhite-collar crimeˌwhite-ˈcollar ˌcrime noun [uncountable]LAW crimes by professional people that involve ways of illegally getting moneyWhite-collar crime costs American companies over $100 billion a year. crime
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