عنوان مقاله [English]
In today's world, technology is progressing at a great speed. Criminals are well aware of this opportunity maker position and take advantage of technological advances for advancement of their goals. In addition to the creation of new crime tools, information and communication technology has also been a source of new crime, which with the expansion of the criminal environment beyond the geographical boundaries of a country, the process of globalization has accelerated the crime. The invention of virtual currencies has accelerated the process. Virtual currencies claim to be in line with conventional currencies, are trying to break the traditional taboos of production and distribution of money by governments and provide an informal currency with user-generated capabilities. This has led to the transformation of some of the traditional criminological concepts. White collar delinquency or white collars delinquency is one of those concepts that has evolved with the expansion of virtual space and its specific tools, as some thinkers refer to as "virtual collar crimes." This study, after examining the dimensions of virtual white collar crimes or virtual collar crimes, analyzes the tendency of virtual criminals to use virtual currencies in committing delinquency according to some criminal cases.