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white-collar crime

noun
1.
any of various crimes, as embezzlement, fraud, or stealing office equipment, committed by business or professional people while working at their occupations.
Origin of white-collar crime
1945-1950
1945-50
Related forms
white-collar criminal, noun
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any illegal act, such as embezzlement, fraud, or theft, that capitalizes on a person's high status in their business or workplace

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