How White-Collar Crime Works — White-collar crime often involves fraud and other nonviolent acts. For most people, the term "white-collar crime" conjures up images of CEOs conniving their way to fortune. But what is it, really? Listen in as Josh and Chuck break down the facts.
Jen Bokoff (Pre-Recorded Late Night) joins us to share stories about pranks. We also discuss horrible cat noises, scamming old people, the Penn State racquetball scandal, and inventing a dumb charity. Jen plays True Crime and Unbelievable Laws for LIFT.
How Crime Took on the World
Fri, 16 May 08
Duration: 24 mins
Cyber-crime is the fastest-growing sector of global-organised crime, worth about US$100 billion a year. Misha Glenny travels to Sao Paulo to find out why Brazil is the cyber-crime capital of the world.
From NPR’s Science Friday:
Isaac Newton is best known for his studies of physics and for developing the three basic laws that describe motion. In Newton and the Counterfeiter, author Thomas Levenson describes another side of Newton: his career as the crime-fighting head of the Royal Mint.