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Getting Off Easy : White Collar Crime / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Other author/creatorCanadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2011.
Description1 streaming video file (41 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title White Collar Crime
Contents Getting Off Easy: White Collar Crime Intro (1:34) -- Bookkeeper David Reiner (2:51) -- Revealing Bank Statements (1:36) -- Hiding in Africa (1:52) -- Stealing for a Good Cause? (3:19) -- Reiner is Not a Foundation Official (2:47) -- Exploitation? (1:16) -- Discovering the Con Artist (2:12) -- David Reiner Cornered (1:50) -- First Time Offender (0:50) -- Earl Jones (1:43) -- 360 Boxes of Data (1:41) -- Conning Family and Friends (1:56) -- Trail Starts in 1986 (1:35) -- Offering Comfort and Security without Investment (1:55) -- Financial Adviser (1:28) -- Earl Jones' Spending Habits (1:16) -- Jones Preferred Luxury (3:17) -- Extensive Fraud (1:54) -- Ponzi Scheme Collapse (2:17) -- Fraud Sentencing (0:39) -- Credits: Getting Off Easy: White Collar Crime (0:20)
Abstract Even after stealing millions from innocent victims or bilking charities, first-time non-violent offenders are eligible for parole after serving as little as one-sixth of their sentence in Canada. Free to go with what some see as a slap on the wrist, some crooks and cons are released and at risk to re-offend without being required to pay restitution to their victims. CBC reporter Hana Gartner takes a look at the cons and crimes of two fraudsters and reveals what's become of them since they were locked up.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 27, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2011.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Other title Fortune hunters (Television program)
Publisher number58505 Films Media Group

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