For this assignment you will post your answers to the questions in each thread prior to 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday at 11:59 pm. Additionally, you must respond to at least two of your classmates posts by 11:59 pm ET on Sunday. Your follow-up posts can add additional insight to a classmate’s opinions or can challenge their opinions. Use examples from the readings, or from your own research, to support your views, as appropriate. For your follow-up posts this week, you may wish to visit a couple of the web sites contributed by your classmates and share your opinion of these sites with the class. Be sure to read the follow-up posts to your own posts and reply to any questions or requests for clarification. You are encouraged to conduct research and use other sources to support your answers. Be sure to list your references at the end of your post. References must be in APA citation format. All posts must be a minimum of 250-300 words. All follow-up posts to your classmates must be a minimum of 150 words for each required post.
1. Which federal law enforcement agency has assumed primary responsibilities in the area of access device fraud, including the fraudulent use of credit card numbers, personal identification numbers, and computer passwords? Find and cite a case in reference to one of the above online crimes. Please give your opinion on whether you agree or disagree with the verdict or charges. (Use Findlaw or other online
2. When preparing for an investigation, what is the most important factor in determining the level of skill and resources required to investigate a potential crime? Explain each of the possible options for planning the investigation.
|Synthesis of Concepts||55|
|Clear Citations using APA format||10|
|Peer Reviews (minimum of 2) – Responses posted after the current week will not be accepted||25|
|Timeliness – 10% penalty per week for late work|