Defining white-collar and economic crime can be difficult at first. In many cases, such as frauds, money is not stolen by force; it is given willingly as a result of deception. Let us start our course by considering where the line exists between “”buyers beware”” and “”fraud.””

read each scenario given below and answer the following questions in the Discussion Area by the due date assigned:

A telephone marketer promises a solar-powered clothes dryer for $500 and then sends the buyer only a clothesline and clothes pins.

What is the buyer’s responsibility in a situation like this?
Would this be a crime in the state of south Carolina? why
What is the boundary between caveat emptor and aggressive advertising?