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Title: OFFICIAL CORRUPTION AND PROCUREMENT FRAUD MANUAL FORGOTTEN RESPONSIBILITY
Corporate Author: National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America
Project Director: A L DEL NEGRO
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 97
Sponsoring Agency: National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 78 DF-AX-0170
Sale Source: National District Atorneys Assoc
44 Canal Center Plaza
Suite 110
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PROSECUTOR'S MANUAL IDENTIFIES AND DEFINES VARIOUS AREAS OF OFFICIAL CORRUPTION, DESCRIBES THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE SCHEMES ARE CARRIED OUT, AND SUGGESTS TECHNIQUES FOR CONDUCTING INVESTIGATIONS.
Abstract: VIEWS ARE ALSO PRESENTED ON THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ROLE OF THE PROSECUTOR, THE FORMULATION OF POLICIES, AND THE EXERCISE OF PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION IN CORRUPTION CASES. CERTAIN FRAUDULENT SCHEMES WHICH CARRY SPECIFIC CRIMINAL SANCTIONS ARE DISCUSSED, AND SAMPLE STATUTES ARE PRESENTED. THESE INCLUDE PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACT FRAUDS, FRAUD AND CORRUPTION IN GOVERNMENTAL REGULATION OF PRIVATE COMMERCE, THE MISAPPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC PROPERTY AND SERVICES, CORRUPTION IN GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND TAXATION, ELECTION FRAUD, AND CORRUPTION IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PROSECUTION, CIVIL REMEDIES DISCUSSED INCLUDE REMEDIAL WRITS, THE RACKETEER INFLUENCES AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS (RICO) STATUTE, PUBLIC NUISANCE LAWS, LICENSE REVOCATIONS, TAX VIOLATIONS, AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE FOR MISCONDUCT. RELATIONS BETWEEN THE PROSECUTOR AND THE PRESS ARE ALSO NOTED. APPENDED MATERIAL INCLUDES A REPORT CONCERNING TAX CERTIORARI PROCEEDINGS IN NEW YORK, A STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS FROM FLORIDA, FAIR TRIAL-FREE PRESS GUIDELINES, AND EXCERPTS FROM A NEW YORK REPORT ON ELECTION FRAUD. FOOTNOTES AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Conflict of interest; Corruption of public officials; Grants or contracts; Laws and Statutes; Prosecution; Prosecutors; White collar crime
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