This week you were introduced to some common business related crimes. Your assignment for this week is to research a recent business crimes (not more than 3 years old) and select one as a topic for your assignment. Examples include, but are not limited to, hacking, Ponzi schemes, identity theft, etc. Explain how the crime is committed, list an example of the crime (an actual case), provide the applicable penalties if one is convicted of committing this crime, and prevention tips to keep people from becoming a victim of the crime.
Your paper will be 2-3 pages in length with proper APA citations (both in-text and full) to show where you received the source of your information about the crimes.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below: