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Prepare a written summary drawing on Edwin Sutherland’s definition of white-collar crime’s two distinct elements. Identify and describe the two (2) distinct elements. Apply the definition to the following categories of white-collar crime: consumer fraud, environmental crime, religious fraud, and corporate fraud, including one (1) specific case example for each of the four categories. Include a discussion of the costs associated with your examples.
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