warnings required to prevent self-incrimination in a criminal matter
extortion demands made by a nonpublic official
wrongs committed using a computer or with knowledge of computers.
agreement between two or more persons to commit an unlawful act.
violation of the law that is punished as an offense against the state or government
the constitutional right to be heard, question witnesses, and present evidence
Economic Espionage Act (EEA)
federal law that makes it a felony to copy, download, transmit, material from a computer to an unauthorized person
statutory offense consisting of the unlawful conversion of property entrusted to the wrongdoer.
illegal demand by a public officer acting with apparent authority.
(grease payments) legal payments to speed up/ensure performance of normal government duties
Federal Sentencing Guidelines
federal standards used by judges in determining mandatory sentence terms for those convicted of federal crimes
criminal offense that is punishable by confinement in prison for more than one year or by death
constitutional protection against self-incrimination; also guarantees due process
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
federal law that makes it a felony to influence decision makers in other countries for the purpose of obtaining business
fraudulently making or altering an instrument that apparently creates or alters a legal liability of another
privacy protection that prohibits unauthorized searches and seizures
(facilitation payments) legal payments to speed up or ensure performance of normal government duties
criminal offense with a sentence of less than one year that is neither treason nor a felony
qualifying underlying offense for RICO liability
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act
federal law, initially targeting organized crime, provides penalties and civil recovery for multiple criminal offenses, or a pattern of racketeering
judicial authorization for a search of property
the U.S. constitutional amendment that guarantees a speedy trial.
crime of issuing or delivering a forged instrument to another person
White-Collar Crime Penalty Enhancement Act of 2002
federal reforms passed as a result of the collapses of companies, provides for longer sentences and higher fines for both executives and companies