5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- due process
- facilitation payments
- Fifth Amendment
- Federal Sentencing Guidelines
- a (grease payments) legal payments to speed up/ensure performance of normal government duties
- b statutory offense consisting of the unlawful conversion of property entrusted to the wrongdoer.
- c federal standards used by judges in determining mandatory sentence terms for those convicted of federal crimes
- d the constitutional right to be heard, question witnesses, and present evidence
- e constitutional protection against self-incrimination; also guarantees due process
5 Multiple choice questions
- violation of the law that is punished as an offense against the state or government
- wrongs committed using a computer or with knowledge of computers.
- extortion demands made by a nonpublic official
- fraudulently making or altering an instrument that apparently creates or alters a legal liability of another
- agreement between two or more persons to commit an unlawful act.
5 True/False questions
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
Fourth Amendment → constitutional protection against self-incrimination; also guarantees due process
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
Miranda warnings → warnings required to prevent self-incrimination in a criminal matter
misdemeanor → criminal offense with a sentence of less than one year that is neither treason nor a felony