White Collar Crime

White-collar crimes are non-violent, often complex criminal offenses involving lying, cheating and stealing. This course focuses on the investigation, prosecution and defense of white-collar crimes.  Sophisticated criminal offenses often use power, influence or trust for the purpose of illegal gain or advantage.  Offenses covered in this class include; fraud, corruption, money laundering, tax, obstruction of justice and other crimes commonly litigated in federal courts.  Students will be exposed to the latest laws and legal techniques unique to white-collar crime.  Cutting-edge issues specific to white-collar crime concerning criminal law and evidence are discussed.  The prerequisite is Criminal Law.  Grading is by exam.