Investigations and Prosecutions Reflection Paper
After you have completed all of the assignments in this unit, write a 300–500-word reflection journal on what you have learned and what questions you may still have.
Investigations and Prosecutions
Illegal Insider Trading refers generally to buying or selling a security, in breach of a fiduciary duty or other relationship of trust and confidence, while in possession of material, nonpublic information about the security. Insider trading violations may also include “tipping” such information, securities trading by the person “tipped,” and securities trading by those who misappropriate such information.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. (n.d.). Insider trading . http://www.sec.gov/answers/insider.htm
For this assignment, you will assess and evaluate the challenges of the investigation and prosecution of white-collar and specialized criminals and provide an in-depth review of each challenge in a 3–5 page paper (excluding cover page) responding to the following:
Please Note: This assignment will require outside research.
Provide a minimum of two credible sources outside the text to support your positions, and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used. You may consult the Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.
The paper should contain a cover page and a list of references in APA format. All pages of text should be double-spaced and in 12 point font.
Topic 1: Case Study: Securities Fraud- 1 PAGE
The Treasury Department wants the Securities and Exchange Commission to impose more consistent standards and greater accountability for those who provide advice to average investors.
After reading the information about securities fraud, answer the following questions: What do you think of this legislation? Do you think it would help prevent securities fraud? Why or why not? Provide examples to support your position.
Topic 2: Pension Fraud—- 1 PAGE
After reading the information on pension fraud, discuss the concept of pension fraud and discuss the ways that law enforcement can fight this type of fraud. Provide examples to support your position.
Topic 3: Insider Trading
Go to the following website and take a short quiz on insider trading. After taking the quiz, did you discover anything about inside trading that surprised you? If so, what was it?
Quiz: Are you an insider? https://money.cnn.com/quizzes/2010/fortune/are_you_an_insider/
Tseng, Nin-Hai. (2021). Are you an insider? CNN Money. http://money.cnn.com/quizzes/2010/fortune/are_you_an_insider/