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Theft

consider this theft? I imagine you would. Mugging, robbery, extortion. And you would be right in that assessment. What if I stopped you on the street and had 10 people agreeing that you should give me the money? Would it still be theft? Of course it would. How about 100 people? 1,000? 10,000? 1,000,000? At what point does it no longer qualify as theft, robbery or extortion? If your answer is “never” then you’re not only a rational human being, but you also agree that taxes are theft, though you...

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Retail Theft

I. Outline-Retail theft A. Introduction " Excuse me, sir/madam can I check your bag please?” "Lifting", "jacking", "racking", "nicking", "boosting" and Five finger discount",  are some of the slang terms used for retail theft (also commonly known as shoplifting).  Shoplifting is theft of goods from a retail establishment. It is one of the most common property crimes dealt with by police and courts. In the next few minutes, I...

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Causes Of Identity Theft

Throughout the years, identity theft has become extremely prevalent and has affected many people. It’s important for everyone to know why identity theft began and the importance of it. There are many causes of identity theft that lead to negative effects. Identity theft is a serious problem that should not be taken lightly. Many people have gotten their wallet stolen or their purse and this is very common. Often times, people put their information on the internet when they do not know exactly who...

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft Identity theft is one of the largest crimes committed in The United States each year. Identity theft is a form of stealing someone's identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person's identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person's name. The victim of identity theft can suffer adverse consequences if they are held accountable for the perpetrator's actions. Identity theft occurs when someone uses another's...

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Identity Theft

 “Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.” (The United States Department of Justce)In today’s world where people are very dependent on internet and technology, identity theft has become a major issue for both consumers and business. Internet became a convenient, easy, and quick solution to everything starting...

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Identity Theft

Identity theft is a term used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. Unlike your fingerprints, which are unique to you and cannot be given to someone else for their use, your personal data ¬ especially your Social Security number, your bank account or credit card number, your telephone calling card number, and other valuable identifying data ¬ can be used...

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Anti Theft Control System

Based Anti-theft Security System Using GSM Networks with Text Message as Feedback Abstract––Antitheft security system utilizes an embedded system design with Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) and a GSM to monitor and safeguard a car. It secures the car against theft. Upon activation, it automatically demobilizes the car by disconnecting the ignition key supply from the car battery. This now makes it impossible for anybody so starts the car, let alone moving with it. In an attempt of theft through...

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft People in the society need to protect their identity. Identity theft is a serious crime that many people seem to get away with. The reason why identity theft is so serious is because many people do not realize that someone has stolen their identity until they end up in debt. One of the most popular reasons why your identity is stolen is because many people at times loose their identity. Another reason why people have their information stolen is if they put their items up and assume...

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Art Theft

Of the many crimes that are present in this day and age, one that not only vandalizes the property, but as well as historical background is that of art theft. A crime that has taken away the sanctity of churches as well as many other religious and historical sites. Thefts have ranged from WWII (World War II) to the times of the Holocaust. Of the items that were taken from the churches, relics were items of great priority. These items not only had great value to the churches they were stolen from...

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Art Theft

communities grow. The phenomenon is known as art theft, where individuals either plagiarize, trace, or copy another person’s artwork and claim it as their own creation. Luckily, services are provided within online art communities and certain techniques can be use to prevent, decrease, and remove art theft. How do you detect art theft? First, a person must learn how to recognize art theft before doing anything else. Obvious characteristics found in most art theft are: 1. Poor image quality: Poor image...

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