Both theories mentioned talks about criminal behaviour. With theories like Strain theory and Differential theory pursues to prevent the existence of crime. They are especially beneficial in comprehending white collar crimes.
White collar crime is a growing problem. Even though it is finically associated, white collar crime has damaging effects on companies including reputation loss, the impairment of competitiveness and the destruction of integrity. Not a lot of people connect illegal activities with white collar and corporate crimes. Corporate crime is tough to discover as not many people don’t realise a crime is being committed. Reason being it is usually seems to be a victimless crime. But on the other hand, if corporate crime is encountered it can be challenging to prosecute, and when it does get prosecuted it is mostly a dainty punishment e.g fine. The fine is only a few million which in most cases far less than the cost of summoning a particular product or environmental regulations.
Many big corporations can afford the finest legal assistance and it can make it tough for the individual to take upon a large business. From a personal perspective white collar crimes has nowadays becoming more civilised and will require immense understanding to identify and stop them. Even though there a rules and regulations in place against such crimes, theres no belief that they may help in preventing future crimes. Due to high level of organisation, this raise the question of integrity and their ethics of these crimes. Even though white collar criminals are being punished, theres still a lot more work that need to be done.
When someone says the word crime, one undoubtedly imagines a person who is low class, from a rough neighbourhood, and who has had a troubled childhood. Despite of all that, who would have known that educated and who belong in wealthy families can also relate to the world of crime and misconduct.