The need for financial criminology in India over changing global scenario

Sahni, Sanjeev P. and Nair, Vipin Vijay (2020) The need for financial criminology in India over changing global scenario. In: A global perspective of victimology and criminology: Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Festschrift for Prof. Dr. K. Chockalingam 50 years of teaching in the field of victimology. Bloomsbury Publishing, New Delhi, pp. 106-116. ISBN 9789389867503

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“White collar crimes” are categorized as crimes that are non-violent and fall directly or indirectly under the domain of financial gain or avoiding gain to any individuals. National Crime Records Bureau’s Crime in India report notifies that the reporting of the Economic of has fluctuated over the year from 142560 cases (2014), 150170 (2015), 143524 cases (2016), and 148972 (2017). The chapter discusses the overwhelming increase in financial crime with a need for a dedicated discipline in understanding white-collar criminals and financial crime. The chapter expresses the need for sub-discipline in criminology naming as Financial Criminology and states its operational definition for practice. The chapter suggests that Financial criminology as a discipline in criminology would act as a promoter into the research and studies of financial crime. The ever-growing financial frauds ranging from money laundering, smuggling, corporate frauds, tax evasion, cybercrime has emphasized in a dedicated discipline with courses creating a pool of experts and professionals contributing to control. the menace of financial crime and deterring the potential criminality in economic offenses.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Financial crime | Financial criminology
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Economics, Econometrics and Finance > Banking and Finance
Social Sciences and humanities > Psychology > General Psychology
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2022 13:07
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2022 13:07
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