UC Distinguished Professor Rebovich Edits Special Journal Issue, Victims and Offenders

Headshot of Criminal Justice Professor Donald Rebovich

The issue, “The Changing Face of Financial Crime: New Technologies, New Offenders, New Victims, and New Strategies for Prevention and Control,” features a collection of articles, including one written by Rebovich, that analyze the ever-changing world of financial crime from the perspective of both perpetrators and victims.

Donald Rebovich, distinguished professor of criminal justice, director of financial crime programs, and executive director of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP), was featured as the guest editor for Victims and Offenders, an International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice.

The issue, “The Changing Face of Financial Crime: New Technologies, New Offenders, New Victims, and New Strategies for Prevention and Control,” features a collection of articles, including one written by Rebovich, that analyze the ever-changing world of financial crime from the perspective of both perpetrators and victims. Specifically, the article references how these crimes are evolving with technological advances, as well as methods of prevention and how to utilize technology to stay ahead of crime.

Another article, co-written by Rebovich and Leslie Corbo, associate professor and director of cybersecurity programs, “The Distillation of National Crime Data into A Plan for Elderly Fraud Prevention: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of U.S. Postal Inspection Service Cases of Fraud against the Elderly,” focuses on the cyber crimes committed against elderly. This article dives into research done by CIMIP, analyzing the characteristics associated with elderly affected by cyber crime, how the crimes are committed, and who is committing them.

CIMIP is a research collaborative based out of Utica College’s state-of-the-art economic crime and cybersecurity center that focuses on national research on identity management, information sharing, and data protection.

Rebovich earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from The College of New Jersey, then went on to complete his masters and Ph.D. degrees in criminal justice from Rutgers University. Before coming to UC, Rebovich was the research director for the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the American Prosecutors Research Institute. He also served as advisor to the U.S. Department of Justice on tribal technology and information sharing, and on environmental crime control as well as serving as advisor to The Global Center for Evidenced-Based Corrections and Sentencing, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

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