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Principal Investigator(s): Copes, Heith; Vieraitis, Lynne
Summary: The purpose of this study was to examine the crime of identity theft from the offenders' perspectives. The study employed a purposive sampling strategy. Researchers identified potential interview subjects by examining newspapers (using Lexis-Nexis), legal documents (using Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw), and United States Attorneys' Web sites for individuals charged with, indicted, and/or sentenced to prison for identity theft. Once this list was generated, researchers used the Federal Bureau... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20622.v1
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