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Definition of Financial crime

Financial crime Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
European Commission Glossary of Justice and home affairs
Involves fraud and corruption, often organised across national borders. Mechanisms for increased cooperation between national law enforcement agencies are in place to combat this type of crime. (See Judicial-criminal: Economic and financial offences, Organised crime : Economic and financial crime, External dimension)
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Financial crime Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Financial crimes are  crimes against property, involving the unlawful conversion of the ownership of property (belonging to one person) to one's own personal use and benefit. Financial crimes may involve fraud (cheque fraud, credit card fraud, mortgage fraud, medical fraud, corporate fraud, securities fraud (including insider trading), bank fraud, payment (point of sale) fraud, health care fraud); theft; scams or confidence tricks; tax evasion; bribery; embezzlement; identity theft; money laundering; and forgery and counterfeiting, including the production of Counterfeit money and consumer goods.

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