Scandal on Richard Whitney 1938 who was the scion of a wealthy and socially elite family - 78299

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Scandal on Richard Whitney - 1938 who was the scion of a wealthy and socially elite family. His father was president of the North National Union Bank and his brother George Whitney, Jr., was a huge success at the Morgan Bank. Richard Whitney used these influential connections to the best advantage and he was named vice-president of the NYSE. After making losses, he began to borrow heavily. When the source of funds from relatives and friends dried up, he helped himself from the New York Stock Exchange Gratuity Fund. In addition to this, he also embezzled funds from other sources. His fraud was finally exposed by the comptroller for the NYSE and he was subsequently imprisoned. The paper should be in two parts. Part 3 - Ethics and Part 4 – Criminal Activity and Results. Below is the information that is needed. The paper should concise of 2 relevant, scholarly and current (within last 5 years), the material on the Facts of Case and Civil Trial information includes evidence of critical analysis using research, experience and factual evidence; evidence of complex problem solving shown; extends knowledge base past a simple book/article review; effectively organizes content to create smooth transitions that build to conclusions. Conclusions and recommendation should be logical and reasonable; combines research and analysis to form new insights Part Three: Ethics – Questions to be addressed also below Describe the illegal or unethical behavior. How long (or how many times) did the subject engage in this behavior? Describe your subject’s actions in terms of ethics and social responsibility. Use Consequential Deontological and Humanist Theories to evaluate your subject’s actions. Which theory do you most subscribe to in this case, and why? Were there any codes of ethics that were clearly violated? Part Four: Criminal Activity and Results – Questions to be addressed also below Describe the illegal behavior. In what type of court was your subject tried? What charges were brought against your subject in the original indictment? Provide key details about the trial and provide a timeline of key trial events. Did your subject enter into a plea bargaining agreement? If so, to what charges did he/she plead guilty? If not, what were the final charges? Did they differ from those in the original indictment? What was the verdict? What was the sentence? Do you feel it was fair? Justify your position. Did your subject appeal? If so, on what grounds did he/she base the appeal? Did your subject have mens rea and actus reus? Justify your position. What constitutional protections does your subject have?
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Scandal on Richard Whitney - 1938 who was the scion of a wealthy and socially elite family. His father was president of the North National Union Bank and his brother George Whitney, Jr., was a huge success at the Morgan Bank. Richard Whitney used these influential connections to the best advantage and he was named vice-president of the NYSE. After making losses, he began to borrow heavily. When the source of funds from relatives and friends dried up, he helped himself from the New York Stock Exchange Gratuity Fund. In addition to this, he al

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