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White collar crime affects one in four households

by Neal O'Farrell on December 24th, 2010

The National White Collar Crime Center just released its 2010 National Public Survey on White Collar Crime, and while the findings were not really surprising, they did seem to offer some proof of where we might be failing.

The study of approximately 2,500 U.S. households was conducted in June of this year. Respondents were asked about their experiences within their households concerning white collar crime within the past 12 months. The study asked about things like mortgage fraud, credit card fraud, identity theft, unnecessary home or auto repairs, price misrepresentation, and losses that occurred due to false stockbroker information, fraudulent business ventures, and Internet scams. Read more.

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