property crimes

  • Photo of When Is Animal Cruelty a Felony?

    When Is Animal Cruelty a Felony?

    Animal cruelty is a felony when the violator intentionally harms pets or livestock in a malicious manner. Moreover, certain forms of negligence are considered criminal animal abuse.

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    When are White Collar Crimes Felonies?

    First referred to as white collar crimes by the sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1949, these crimes typically involves crimes that financially benefit the offenders without any violence. Sutherland explains it as a "crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of their occupation."

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