Unlike many crimes which are ubiquitous, embezzlement tends to be highly regionalized. A good embezzler knows to go where the money is, not just where the fools are, which he knows are everywhere. The following list represents the proportions of embezzlement and bank fraud crimes in one year, relative to the population, in the ten states with the highest rates:
Archive for June, 2010
Tags: embezzelement, Georgia
While it is unrealistic and inequitable to judge a person solely by his occupation, some jobs have been stigmatized by the actions of their worst practitioners. In occupations like car salesman, the economic temptation to distort or dispense with hard truths is enormous. Similar forces come to bear on our elected officials from lobbyists, co-opting opponents and vocally gifted constituents.
Tags: condom failure
You hate them, but you use them. In the old days, the purchasing of a condom was a male right of passage. Remember the dreaded first trip to Mr. Jones drugstore? You leafed through bunch of magazines, feigned interest in various pharmaceutical products, fondled the shaving cream and the rock candy. Then you nerve up
Each day 5,937 people die from various natural and unnatural causes, ranging from infant mortality to inevitable accidents caused by the decreased physical ability of the elderly. The odds that you will go naturally are 22 in 23. The alternative way to pass on to the next world, in an accident, accounts for 4.3% of all deaths in America.
Just had to pass these on. They are from a book “Disorder in the Court: Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History” and are genuine exchanges that have taken place in US courtrooms …
A Church of England Bishop has written a series of prayers to help religious believers get through the World Cup; he has said that everyone will be affected by the World Cup so it would make sense to have some suitable prayers.