A victim is any individual that is harmed do to the actions of another individual. In criminal law a victim is an injured party that has suffered mental or physical trauma at the hands of the criminal offender. The crime victim can be physically harmed or murdered or just be subject to the loss of their personal property or the deceptive practices of the offender. The victim is exploited by the actions of the offender and the criminal offender will be subject to punishment under the penal code of the state or federal government.
The effect of criminal behavior is that someone will be harmed by the unlawful actions of the criminal offen