White Collar Crime


GUEST:

Clifton Leaf
*Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune magazine (wrote March 2002 cover story called "Send Them To Jail")

Henry Pontell
*Chair of Criminology, Law & Society, University of California at Irvine
*Co-Author, Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime and the Looting of America (Prentice-Hall, 2002)

Benito Romano
*Defense Attorney at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher in New York (specializing in white collar defense)
*Former, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (1989)
*Served in a variety of positions in the Southern District office during the 1980's, including Assistant U.S. Attorney and Associate U.S. Attorney; was also Chief of the Public Corruption Unit

Bratislav Grubacic
*Comments on the arrest of an American diplomat in a Yugoslavia
*Editor, VIP Daily News Report in Belgrade

White collar criminals even executives who've fleeced millions rarely share the fate of common crooks. After Enron and Arthur Andersen some argue that probation, short sentences and minimum security prisons are not deterrent enough. White collar criminals and hard time in this hour of Talk of the Nation.

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