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White-Collar Crime


Amarjeet Sinth


KhattarWong


Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 231, 2002

Abstract:     
This paper presents a brief conceptual backdrop to white-collar crime followed by a discussion of the situation in Singapore, drawing attention to the lack of comprehensive statistical data and the dearth of documented material on such crimes. It goes on to emphasize the undiminished relevance and usefulness of the concept as a tool to show the continual shift of crime to the white-collar type amongst the educated and privileged social classes on an even larger scale than before, especially in the light of technologically-savvy perpetrators amongst these classes. It draws attention to the unmitigated consequences of such crime on the public and proposes the establishment of a White-Collar Crime Centre in Singapore - to harness expertise, collect data and case material on such crime, both of the traditional and regulatory type and to disseminate a deeper understanding of the incidence and causes of such crime with a view to educating the public and to finding solutions and effectively controlling the incidence of such crime.

Keywords: Criminal law, white-collar crime, Singapore

JEL Classification: K14, K42

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Date posted: January 4, 2005  

Suggested Citation

Sinth, Amarjeet, White-Collar Crime. Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 231, 2002. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=640381

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