To Combat White Collar Crimes In Public And Private Sector And Need For Strong Legislation And Ethics

Dr Aftab Ahmad Malik, Engr. Mujtaba Asad ,Waqar Azeem

  • Engr. Mujtaba Asad Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai China
  • Waqar Azeem Lahore Garrison University
Keywords: Online and digital Banking, White Collar Frauds, Business Ethics.


The paper deals with and investigates the requirement of resilient and strong legislation to combat
white collar crimes, which are exponentially increasing with time both in public and private sector
organizations. The influence of immoral and illegal practices in government, particularly the bribes
of the highest order has paralyzed the normal functioning of the financial and legislative organizations.
Bank frauds and cybercrimes are also increasing tremendously by employing digital devices
and the internet. The purpose of this research is also to investigate the essence of the application of
strong laws as well principles of morality and ethics. It is advocated by the authors of this paper that
norms of morality and ethics on one hand impact a healthy effect on reducing such crimes but also
enhances the productivity and profitability of the organizations in financial terms. Several modern
organizations are incorporating and implementing the codes of ethics in professional practices.
More strict must be the legislation and Code of Ethics, Ethics is the deterrence force to discourage
the wrongdoings and adopting right approach so that honesty prevails and curses, crimes, offenses
and sins can be minimized. There a serious need of introducing the social welfare system adopted in
Europe, Canada and the USA. The bank employees are involved in Bank frauds and commit offenses
of embezzlements and illegal transitions using the computer and other digital devices. The role of
business ethics in the banking sector is of immense importance. The malpractices by some politicians
must also be noticed with stern and iron hands.