Elizabeth Shreve September 20, 2015 Eng 111 4-5:15 Professor Roof Paper 1 Prosecution in the Virtual World Many online gamers will pay for virtual items with real money. Some people want laws in effect for the real world to protect their rights to their belongings. Theft in the virtual world occurs quite often. In an article titled, “Should Gamers be Prosecuted for Virtual Stealing?” the author Alex Weiss calls out a young teenage boy who is being prosecuted for stealing in a video game. It seems to be a legal blunder that is very straight forward, but becomes a heated debate.
Over the past few years, our economy has faced unthinkable challenges including millions upon millions of Americans losing or has lost their jobs. For the past two years the unemployment rate has average around nine percent. Among the 26 million who are unemployed, at least seven million individuals are working illegally in the United States. Some believe that legal workers have to compete with illegal immigrants for scarce jobs. Good news is, congress have come up with a program that will eliminate unauthorized employment.
White collar crimes and Ponzi schemes seem to be happening more often than not in today’s business world. Our text describes White Collar Crimes as a violation committed by individuals and corporations of fraud, bribery, theft and conspiracy to commit (Melvin, S. P. Z Pg. 555(2011) and Ponzi as a fraudulent investment to make investors or profit holders to pay for their own return on their initial investment. Much like they think they are making money on a product that is being sold to customers, clients and consumers but actually, the people who put in initial investment money is just getting back the same thing they put in or other investors are paying for other investors shares and no one is making any profit. However, since the Sabine-Oxley Act came into play in the early 2000’s investors and shareholders have been protected by these types of schemes and avocations.
Where are they in the picture? Far too often, they’re in on the Profit-Mongering. This is especially true of big state universities. The university of Tennessee, for example accepted $16 million from First USA (now Chase), in exchange for exclusive marketing rights on campus, If we are able to ban these kind of invasive, manipulative sales tactics then we will see a sudden drop in the amount of credit debt owed in this country. These companies which profit off the impulses of the weak will no longer hold sway over our government like they do.
Just four years ago, family savings and income accounted for thirty-six percent of college costs. Unfortunately, because home equity loans are harder to get, many families have to turn to education loans with higher interest rates. While median family income is markedly down, tuition and fees have spiked over the past few years. In fact, public institutions of higher learning have become twice as expensive to attend over the past decade. Meanwhile, to make matters worse, State funding is down twenty-two percent over the same time period.
related to invasion of privacy issues because the private investigator posed as a college student and worked for the company then reported what he saw back to the city. Many places of employment have a rule against giving out information to other individuals or companies about what goes on in their place of employment. The impact of the city’s various actions outside of any violation of law or regulation is that they lost in the long run because the group filed a lawsuit against the city the private investigators, and the private investigators firm. In the end Boaters Inc. received one million
When she went to make copies of job application letters, at the request of the office manager, she noticed a paper that was left on the copier. Upon review of the document, she realized it was questions from her professor for the midterm exam she was studying for. She used the information to better prepare herself for the upcoming exam. It was unauthorized because the professor did not give Lucy permission to use the document to use in preparation for her exam. Section 2.2 bullet 5 states, “Cheating includes, but is not limited to… violating
CJ1210 Criminology | Unit 6 Assignment 1: Burglary & Drugs | By: Frank Washington | 10/30/2012 | My high is going down and I don’t have more money. What can I do to maintain my high? I can rob someone or break into somebody’s house and steal something of value to pawn or sell in order to get the money to remain high. That’s what goes through a drug addicts mind as they contemplate how to keep that high that they are used to. Drug use and crime goes hand-in-hand.
For gangs, selling drugs is the fund-raising equivalent of a church bake sale. Gangs use drug money to buy more weapons and more drugs. Gang violence and illegal drug sales perpetuate each other. To stop this vicious cycle the government spends billions of dollars every year on the “War on Drugs” to prosecute and imprison drug dealers and users. Under this system the government spends billions and gangs make billions.
Marisol Pantoja PS502-01: Ethics and Standards of Professional Psychology Kaplan University Professor: Debra Evans-Rhodes In the Criminal Justice field there is a major concern with people lying and stealing on the job. Having to be around a lot of different situations many people would assume that because you are in the legal field you should know your guidelines and standards. Most people do not fall into stealing because it’s a need some people do it because they are full of greed. People in the law enforcement agency you would assume that they are financially set. Starting a new job you are not aware of what is going on with the department.