Aforethought – this term is used to qualify a crime or tort, which has been made with preliminary intention and thoughts about performing it. In other words, it is a crime done by purpose and with an illegal reason, not committed by accident. Therefore aforethought crimes receive more serious punishment by the court. For example, crimes committed by organized crime groups are examples of such type of crimes.

See also “White collar crimes”

See also “Organized crime”

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