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intentional burning of another's building or property or of one's own building or property for a malicious or illegal purpose
-the unlawful taking of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it permanently
A larceny from another's person or presence accomplished by force or threat of immediate injury
Crime of offering, giving, requesting, soliciting, receiving something of value to influence a decision of a public office
The act of entering or remaining illegally in a structure, vehicle or dwelling with intent to commit a felony.
any act that is directed against computers and computer parts, that uses computers as instruments of crime, or that involves computers and constitutes abuse.
A willful act by an employee who takes possession of an employer's money
(blackmail) is obtaining money or other property from a person by wrongful use of force, fear, or the power of office
Representation of some fact or circumstance which is not true and is calculated to mislead, whereby a person obtains another's money or goods.
The act of claiming one's own writing to be that of another.
Criminal activities carried out by those in white-collar, or professional, jobs.
Prohibit monopolies & contracts, combinations & conspiracies that unreasonably restrain trade.
1. An agreement between two or more people to commit a crime
A breaking of a law or rule
To lie under oath
vicarious criminal liability
If the employee committed a criminal act and acted within the scope of employment and with general intent to benefit the corporation then the corporation may be criminally liable for the employee's conduct
A crime of lesser gravity than a felony, punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment in a county jail
A major crime
Intentional killing of a person.
the crime of killing a man without intention
A threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
- unlawful application of force (bodily injury or offensive touching
A homicide in which the intent to kill was present in the mind of the offender, but malice was lacking. Most commonly used to describe homicides in which the offender was provoked or otherwise acted in the heat of passion.
A death which occurs where a defendant's grossly negligent actions result in the accidental death of a victim.
1st degree murder
killing that is premeditated, deliberate and done with malice
2nd degree murder
Killing on purpose but NOT planned
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