white-collar crime

Definition of "white-collar crime"
  1. A nonviolent crime committed by businesspeople or public officials, usually involving fraud, embezzlement, bribery, or other dishonest business schemes
How to use "white-collar crime" in a sentence
  1. The executive was sentenced to jail for a white-collar crime involving insider trading.
  2. The government is taking rigorous steps to crack down on white-collar crime.
  3. The investigation revealed a complex web of white-collar crime within the corporation.

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