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  • www.cengage.com/cj/siegel Larry J. Siegel Valerie Bell University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Chapter Eleven Property Crimes
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  • History of Theft Crusaders Separate Groups Skilled Thieves Smugglers Poachers Property Crimes
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  • Contemporary Thieves Occasional Thieves Most economic crimes Situational inducement Professional Thieves Significant portion of income comes from crime Cargo thieves Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft Constructive Possession Common Larceny/Theft Offenses Petit (Petty) larceny Grand larceny Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft Shoplifting Amateur Shoplifters (Snitches) Professional Shoplifters (Boosters/Heels) Controlling Shoplifting Merchant privilege laws Target removal strategies Target hardening strategies Credit Card Theft Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft Bad Checks Nave check forgers Systematic forgers Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft False Pretenses/Fraud Confidence game/con game Third party fraud The swoop and squat The drive down The side swipe The t-bone Property Crimes
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  • Receiving and Fencing Stolen Property Fence Embezzlement Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft Auto Theft Which cars are taken most? Amateur Auto Thieves Joyriding Short-term transportation Long-term transportation Profit Commission of another crime Property Crimes
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  • Larceny/Theft Auto Theft Professional Car Thieves Headlights Airbags Wheels Car cloning Combating auto theft Property Crimes
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  • Burglary Nature and Extent of Burglary Types of Burglaries Residential Commercial Repeat Property Crimes
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  • Burglary Careers in Burglary Four requirements to be a good burglar Master the many skills needed to commit lucrative burglaries Be able to team up to form a criminal gang Have inside information Cultivate fences or buyers for stolen wares Property Crimes
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  • Burglary The Female Burglar Less likely to steal cars More likely to work with a partner Start at a later age Less likely to be repeat and recurrent offenders Lower chance of getting caught and doing time Two groups Accomplices Partners Property Crimes
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  • Arson Motives Emotional turmoil/disturbed personality Profit Money during financial crisis Dispose of inventory Destroy outdated machinery Pay off debts Relocate/remodel a business Property Crimes
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  • Arson Motives Profit Receive government funds Pocket money for rebuilding Plan bankruptcies Eliminate business competition Extortion Labor-management problems Conceal another crime Property Crimes