"[U]ndocumented immigrants had no significant effect on violent crime and actually had a significant negative effect on property crime."
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: immigration society-and-culture laws crimes
When employees display photos of their friends and family at work, they're less likely to engage in fraud or unethical behavior, researchers say.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: jobs fraud families society-and-culture photos crimes
"Voter fraud is very rare, and the risk of widespread fraud is probably very minimal, even with all-mail elections," a political scientist argues.
July 9, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: united-states society-and-culture crimes elections voters
Criminologists observed homicide detectives and conducted focus groups with the friends and families of murder victims to identify sources of tension.
June 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: communication empathy society-and-culture crimes police-officers murder
People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.
May 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: internet privacy security society-and-culture crimes
"A perpetrator could say, 'I have these images of you and will publish them unless you…' to get more images or even in exchange for money."
April 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: internet money hackers featured society-and-culture crimes
Survey results suggest there's no one way to bring justice after online harassment. Our current approach isn't working, say the researchers.
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: social-media internet abuse society-and-culture crimes punishment
In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
March 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: consumers society-and-culture health-and-medicine laws crimes guns deaths weapons
Illegal wildlife trafficking and the demand for animal parts rose in the United States between 1979 and 2014, researchers find.
March 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: conservation pets endangered-species hunting featured society-and-culture earth-and-environment crimes
CFOs do a good job detecting fraud. But that doesn't mean they're willing to report it—especially when pressure to meet a financial target is on the line.
Feb. 10, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: business ethics fraud society-and-culture crimes
Page 1 of 5