A Really High Percentage Of Australian Businesses Have Been The Victims Of Economic Crime

More than half of the respondents to a PwC survey were the victims of economic crime (Photo: screen grab)

More than half of the Australian businesses who responded to a recent PwC survey have been the victims of economic crime.

As this table — from the 2014 Economic Crime Survey — shows, the only regions with a higher rate were Russia, Ukraine and South Africa.

It’s worth keeping in mind though — and PwC pointed this out — that these high numbers could reflect greater detection capabilities, as opposed to higher instances of crime.

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