Did you know that small businesses are 35 times more likely to be a victim of crime? Or that $656,982,032 worth of office equipment is stolen annually?
Despite the amount of money larger businesses make, the size and security measures taken may be intimidating to a white collar thief. Small businesses often make the best targets because they often have more relaxed security measures and a small staff.
We invite you to use this infographic to find out how small businesses are at risk, the costs and losses involved, and how you can help to prevent small business crime at your business. Here are a few facts:
- $1 billion: Tax revenue lost to shoplifting ($205 per incident)
- Cyber Attacks: 67% of 7,818 surveyed fell prey to at least one cyber attack
- 30%: Small business owners report less than 30% of crimes
- 39%: Of fraud victims have 99 or fewer employees