​​White-Collar Crime & Fraud Investigation​​​​

Explore a different area of criminal justice.

White-collar crime and fraud investigation is a great place to start!

White-collar crimes are financially motivated crimes that occur within businesses or governments. These nonviolent crimes can cause just as much damage and devastation as violent crimes. 
What's considered a white-collar crime?
  • Corporate Fraud
  • Cyber Crime
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Money Laundering
Here's an example of an actual scenario:
Imagine surviving Auschwitz during the Holocaust, rebuilding your life and dedicating a charity to help others only to have money stolen through a ponz​i scheme. That's what happened to Elie Wiesel, who formed the Foundation for Humanity and lost $15.2 billion dollars through a recent white-collar crime.
The University of Findlay offers courses that will introduce you to criminal conduct described as violations of trust both domestically and around the world.

In addition to the criminal justice side of the major, students also are prepared for this field through a foundational knowledge of public finance and economics.

The FBI's website provides a simple and comprehensive explanation of white-collar crimes.  You can ​view the information by clicking here. ​