With the advancement of technology in every aspect of life comes a rapid increase in crimes related to this technological growth: modern white collar crimes. Cyber crimes, as this type of white collar crime is most commonly known, involve many different violations. Included in this criminal category, but not limited to it, is wire fraud. Defined as financial fraud involving the use of telecommunications or information technology, wire fraud is quite common and prosecuted at the federal level. The FBI uses its considerable means to investigate and pursue the emerging trend of this type of fraud.