Criminal Activity is defined as follows:

1. An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.
2. Unlawful activity: statistics relating to violent crime.
3. A serious offense, especially one in violation of morality.
4. An unjust, senseless, or disgraceful act or condition: It's a crime to waste all that paper.
What are the main types of crimes?
Although there are many different kinds of crimes, criminal acts can generally be divided into four primary categories: personal crimes, property crimes, inchoate crimes, statutory crimes, and financial crimes.

Personal Crimes are considered:
  • assault and battery.
  • arson.
  • child abuse.
  • domestic abuse.
  • kidnapping.
  • rape and statutory rape.

What are the 6 types of crime?

  • 6 types of crime. violent, property, public order, white collar, organized, high tech.
  • violent crime. murder, assault, kidnapping, manslaughter, rape.
  • property crimes. arson (to an extent), vandalism, burglary, theft, shoplifting.
  • public order crimes
  • white collar crime
  • organized crime
  • high tech crime

Below is provided a list of crimes & linked to difinitions. compiled from www.findlaw.com

List of Criminal Charges: A to Z Below you can find an alphabetical list of common crimes.