White Collar Crime. Legal news and articles for September 22 - 29, 2013

Are We Tough Enough on White-Collar Crime?Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio: Tales From a White-Collar Prison SentenceWhite Collar Task Force proposal updates fraud, cybercrime lawsHow Cyrus Vance plans to collar more tech crooksFBI Reduces Time Spent on White Collar Crimes by 7%Prosecutors: Update white collar crime lawsProsecutors: Update white collar crime lawsFBI recommending fewer white-collar crime casesPanel: Beef up white collar lawsPanel: Beef up white collar lawsThe Best (and Worst) of “White Collar”Panel Proposes Changes to White Collar LawSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | White Collar Crime 2013 ...U.S. Attorney Spars with Professor Over Recidivism for White v. Blue-Collar...Job Watch: White-collar crime

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Workforce development puts Shawnee students to work
Portsmouth Daily TimesSeptember 17, 2013

“I've worked everything from FBI counter-intel, domestic terrorism, international terrorism, cyber terrorism, or white-collar crime, all across the board. It's really opened the door for a lot of opportunities for me, coming back to school and talking ...more »

The corporate crime gender gap
Deseret NewsSeptember 12, 2013

A new study in the American Sociological Review reported on by Journalist's Resource indicates that in a review of 83 white collar fraud cases involving 436 defendants there were "substantial gender differences" in the way the crimes were committed and ...more »

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Are We Tough Enough on White-Collar Crime?
Newstalk 106-108 fmSeptember 29, 2013

This week the Sunday Show examined the lack of white-collar crime prosecutions in this country in recent years- is it a case of insufficient resources for the Gardaí and others who are tasked with investigating these issues? Or is it a case that in ...more »

Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio: Tales From a White-Collar Prison Sentence
Wall Street JournalSeptember 27, 2013

He has a lawsuit pending in New Jersey Superior Court against his criminal defense lawyers accusing them of malpractice and overbilling. An employee at the law office of his main trial lawyer, Herbert Stern, said Mr. Stern declined to comment. He is ...more »

White Collar Task Force proposal updates fraud, cybercrime laws
Buffalo NewsSeptember 26, 2013

Local district attorneys seeking to prosecute white-collar crime are increasingly stymied by state laws that are nearly 30 years out of date, according to statewide panel of prosecutors, defense attorneys and legal experts. In an effort to better arm ...more »

How Cyrus Vance plans to collar more tech crooks
New York Business JournalSeptember 25, 2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance is making a push to prosecute more instances of alleged white-collar tech crime, and is part of a group advocating for stiffer penalties for such crimes. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, that ...more »

FBI Reduces Time Spent on White Collar Crimes by 7%
ticklethewire.comSeptember 25, 2013

Ever wonder why no one on Wall Street was charged in connection with the 2008 financial crisis? The FBI will have even less time investigating Wall Street after the bureau reduced the amount of time its agents spend on white-collar crime, the Los ...more »

Prosecutors: Update white collar crime laws
NewsdaySeptember 25, 2013

New York's antiquated laws against public corruption, computer crimes and fraud -- including swindles targeting the elderly -- would be beefed up under a series of wide-ranging proposals announced Tuesday morning by a task force of state prosecutors ...more »

Prosecutors: Update white collar crime laws
NewsdaySeptember 24, 2013

New York's antiquated laws against public corruption, computer crimes and fraud -- including swindles targeting the elderly -- would be beefed up under a series of wide-ranging proposals announced Tuesday morning by a task force of state prosecutors ...more »

FBI recommending fewer white-collar crime cases
Los Angeles TimesSeptember 24, 2013

The FBI has recommended only 2,001 white-collar cases for criminal prosecution so far this fiscal year, on pace for a nearly 7% drop from last year, according to a report Tuesday by a research group affiliated with Syracuse University. It would be one ...more »

Panel: Beef up white collar laws
NewsdaySeptember 24, 2013

"While it is true that prosecuting and preventing street crime and violent crime will always be part of our jobs, we also have other crimes to prosecute as well. White collar crime affects as many people, or more, . It can ruin, and as we have seen in ...more »

Panel: Beef up white collar laws
NewsdaySeptember 24, 2013

New York's antiquated laws against public corruption, computer crimes and fraud -- including swindles targeting the elderly -- would be beefed up under a series of wide-ranging proposals announced Tuesday morning by a task force of state prosecutors ...more »

The Best (and Worst) of “White Collar”
TheBacklotSeptember 24, 2013

You know that thing where you think, “Ugh, another crime show. That's the last thing we need. If I have to see one more . . . oh, and who is this gentleman?” That's the tagline to White Collar. The USA Network understands that hiring cheekbones with a ...more »

Panel Proposes Changes to White Collar Law
Wall Street Journal (blog)September 24, 2013

Under proposed changes, recommended Tuesday by New York's White Collar Crime Task Force, the “unlawful duplication of computer-related material” would essentially be treated like any other type of larceny, with potentially serious prison time ...more »

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | White Collar Crime 2013 ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)September 24, 2013

On October 1, New York white collar crime and regulatory enforcement partner John Carroll will moderate a panel discussion titled “Case Study: Investigations of Libor and Benchmark Interest Rates” at PLI's “White Collar Crime 2013: Prosecutors and ...more »

U.S. Attorney Spars with Professor Over Recidivism for White v. Blue-Collar...
Main JusticeSeptember 23, 2013

Appearing on the discussion panel, Ellen S. Podgor, a professor of white-collar crime research at Stetson University College of Law and editor of the White Collar Crime Prof Blog, told the gathering that white-collar criminals in general exhibited ...more »

Job Watch: White-collar crime
The LawyerSeptember 22, 2013

“Those lawyers with Bribery Act and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act experience are very appealing,” says James Franklin, manager of private practice recruitment at Robert Walters. But there is no need to get out the fishing nets just yet – according to ...more »

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