Since the 1st variation of the Encyclopedia of White Collar and company Crime was once produced in 2004, the quantity and severity of those crimes have risen to the extent of calamity, a lot in order that many specialists characteristic the near-Depression of 2008 to white-collar malfeasance, particularly crimes of greed and extra by way of bankers and finanĀ­cial associations. no matter if the perpetrators have been prosecuted or no longer, white-collar and company crime got here on the subject of collapsing the U.S. financial system. within the 7 years because the first version was once produced we've additionally visible the most important Ponzi scheme in heritage (Maddoff), an ecological catastrophe brought on by British Petroleum and its subcontractors (Gulf Oil Spill), and U.S. safeguard division contractors working like vigilantes in Iraq (Blackwater).

White-collar criminals were busy, and the Second Edition of this encyclopedia captures what has been happening within the information and behind the curtain with new articles and updates to earlier articles.

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