Credit card fraud is a type of identity theft where a hacker steals the credit card information of a user to purchase something or withdrawing money from banks. It’s a critical crime in United States (Sayles, 2012). Everything is online now from paying bills to online purchase, a user can do anything without going anywhere physically. Even user can open a financial account. Because of this criminal can hack the user’s personal information like name, date of birth, social security number.
2. Front Companies and False Loans – Front companies that are incorporated in countries with corporate secrecy laws, in which criminals lend themselves their own laundered proceeds in an apparently legitimate transaction. 3. Foreign Bank Complicity – Money laundering using known foreign banks represents a higher order of sophistication and presents a very difficult target for law enforcement. The willing assistance of the foreign banks is frequently protected against law enforcement scrutiny.
Malware is exploited by hackers and governments to steal personal, financial or state secrets. Malware is typically used against hackers to gain information like personal identification numbers, credit card passwords. As malware steal information from people and companies more frequently, computer experts think malware is too dangerous to affect people’s life. It is necessary in order to anti- malware for people and society. Some computer experts
DNA can be used as evidence to charge and imprison people. There are many pros to forensic dna like solving crimes and finding criminals. But Forensic dna also has many cons too like how dna can be tampered with and can falsely incriminate innocent people. Dna being used to throw the track off of criminals and nowadays be used to forge another person’s fingerprint on to a weapon of a sort and left behind to falsely accuse an innocent person so now Dna is not reliable all the time. Dna that has been planted onto a crime scene will incriminate innocent people and this will result in the falsely accusing/charging of innocent people for a sentence and charge they did not do and should not have to serve time for.
Money seems to be the main cause of strain on people who commit crimes. When people are short on cash they may attempt to get money through illegal channels such as theft, robbery, or prostitution. After money comes status and respect. When someone feels they are not getting the respect they need they may commit crimes to prove their
Such groups have a sense of community and trust in themselves, though the feeling of discrimination, vulnerability and isolation pushes them into crime. Lack of satisfying socio economic opportunities in their host countries often motivates them to get into crime. Immigrant’s organized crimes is boosted by criminal values and techniques importation from their mother country. A good example is the high cases or crimes in United States due to importation of criminal techniques from
The sex trafficking syndicates often exploit their victims using the debts the victim incurred through their transportation to the destination country. They do so by altering the terms of the debts or inflating the amount of the debt. They may also refrain from informing the victims of the debts associated with their transportation to the destination country until they have arrived. This results in the victims having to pay off their debts through engagement in the sex trade before they can be freed. Victims may also be compelled into the sex trade as sex trafficking syndicates may exploit them by illegally withholding their passports or threatening to repatriate them without
In one case that occurred in 2003, cyber extortionist made use of the nature of digital evidence and threatened office employees that they would delete important files and plant incriminating pornographic pictures on their computers unless a ransom was paid. As a result, many employees actually ended up paying the ransoms because the easily alterable nature of digital evidence could have destroyed their reputations (Brenner, Brian and Henninger 2004). The digital nature of cybercrime can also make locating cyber criminals very difficult. Cyber-attacks are often carried out use different IP addresses which makes locating the cyber criminals an awfully challenging task. While GPS software
Gamblers may steal money or resort to illegal means to gain it to feed their addiction. Gamblers need money therefore gamblers will ignore important things to receive money. Stealing and selling possessions who the person does not own is a bad habit and could land gamblers in jail. Crime rate has also risen by crimes in a community. Addictiveness is also a crucial part in the negative effects that casino gambling cause.
Racketeering also involved dishonest way of getting money such as cheating or deceiving people and selling useless articles or information to others. Syndicate crime is a loose affiliation of gangster in charge of organized criminal activities such as selling illegal drugs or liquor, involved in illegal services and others (Rohit Bura, 2012). The syndicates create their own ‘business’ and own the money. Organized crime is dangerous and involve many offenders which cause more people to suffer under their