The 2010 National Public Survey on White Collar Crime provides insight into the public's encounters with and perceptions of white collar crime.
This is the third version of the survey, conducted by the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Previous surveys took place in 1999 and 2005.
Since NW3C conducted its last national survey in 2005, white collar crime has continued
to be a topic "of almost daily news." The substantial media coverage of white collar crime
may be attributed to well-publicized events that have been associated with white collar
criminality. Among them: The U.S. housing market collapse, the recent discovery of several
massive Ponzi schemes, and an instance of alleged rogue trading in France.
Together, these factors have arguably attuned the national news media to white collar crime as an epidemic
that can engender significant economic and political turmoil on a national, if not global,
Go to the 2010 Survey