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What is a white collar crime?

Although it is not an official legal term, “white collar crime” is generally used in the legal field to classify a non-violent crime or offense committed by a public servant, official, or someone with a high level of social status. In most cases, white collar crime involves some type of fraud of theft for financial gain. The term may refer to actions such as embezzling, price fixing, insider trading, and many more.

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