When a government or corporate official steals money from the public fisc or from their employer, it is clear that such conduct is and should be illegal. What if the official does not take anything tangible, but instead allows his or her private interests to affect his or her job performance? Is that a crime? If so, under what circumstances?
White Collar Law
U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Theft of Honest Services Cases
The Legal Intelligencer
November 25, 2009
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