Tracey Wigginton

• The definition and prevalence of the crime evident in the case study, as well as the impact of this crime to society (e.g., cost). • Identify the characteristics of this case and how these characteristics compare to the typical characteristics of this crime (e.g., who are the usual offenders, victims, etc.). • Identify why the case might be considered newsworthy, describe how the particular news values relate to this case. • Select a psychological theory. Identify the key elements of the psychological theory and explain how the selected psychological theory describes Wigginton’s offending behaviour.