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FBI Uniform Crime reports on burglary 2008

2,222,196 in US
23% of all property crime
61% forced entry
32% unlawful entries
7% attempted entry
70% residential properties
estimated loss 4.6 billion
12.5% cleared by arrest or exep

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probability of profit and saftey is perhaps

at the core of this site-selection process

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investigative phase

"cold" portion of this crime-solving process. If not apprehended at scene, must be apprehended as a result of an investigative process

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when bank vaults are involved, a variation of this burning technique is the use that makes the original oxygenacetylene torch much more efficient

of a thermal-burn burning bar. - burn thru 6 in tempered steel in 15 to 20 seconds.

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two types of burglars

professional
amateur.

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rapist burglars exhibit needs to satisfy various

psychological and physical desires

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behavior cycle of burglary

needs, opportuniteis, means, satisfaction, choice

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common law, larceny defined as

trespassory taking and carrying away persona property belonging to another with an intent to deprive the owner of such property permanently

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Currently, larceny is defined as

unlawful taking or stealing of property or articles without the use of force or violence

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means used to dispose of the proceeds of crime

the loot or swag

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thieves are known as

single pattern offenders.

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"paper" car

forged title to a nonexistent vehicle.

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shrinkage

business uses for the loss of inventory from employees theft.

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FBI reports in auto theft 2008

956,846 stolen
314.7 per one hundred thousand inhabitants
$6.4 billion lost
average loss $6750
72 % are automobiles

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when employees consume the employers product while on job or take home items

incidental theft

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when employees is presented with an opportunity for theft

situational theft

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This theft is usually motivated by need to support a vice of the employee, such as gambling, drugs or alchohol.

continual theft

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fraud elements

intentional deceit, concealment, corruptions, misrepresentation, abuse of trust to gain property

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what often silence the victims in fraud cases

the guile, deception and trickery

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The action phase, in which suspects are identified, pursued, apprehended

continuing investigations

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fraud auditing

are assigned the task of detecting and preventing frauds in commercial transactions.

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4 common characteristics of fraud

criminal intent
wrongful objective
disguise or concealment of objective
reliance on victims cupidity, carelessness

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theses frauds are based on promises of unusual returns; something for nothing, double your money, or income for life

bunco schemes and con games

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pigeon drop or pocketbook drop

pigeon is victim.

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Common-law burglary required proof of 6 elements

a breaking
an entry
in the nighttime
of a dwelling house
belonging to another
intent to commit a felony

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most jurisdiction today, conviction of burglary requires only 3 elements

entry
of a building
with intent to steal or commit another felony

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The "attack" of the thief is

planning, direction and operating skills to steal either money and valuable property