Understanding Embezzlement: A Troublesome White Collar Crime

  • Usha Swain
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  • Usha Swain

    Student at National Institute of Law, Bharatpur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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Crimes have a huge impact on our society, whether mental or physical. When the word ‘crime’ comes to our mind, most of us picture brutality and violence. We tend to forget that non-violent crimes could be as menacing as the violent ones. Since violent crimes are easier to detect, the criminal minds of some people have found an easy way of looting people and obtaining money through a non-violent crime called embezzlement. Over time, the crime rate in our society is soaring and expanding rapidly. Not only is the number of crimes increasing day by day but also the degree and magnitude of heinousness in these crimes has been aggravating. But as per crimes are concerned, not all crimes are heinous, brutal and violent. Some of them are non-violent but still have a huge impact on our society.This article emphasises how embezzlement, the most vicious category of white-collar crimes which happens quite frequently around our society, has some serious implications and why the common man needs to be aware of this huge legal problem around the world.




International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 847 - 851

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLSI.111988

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