Fraud and embezzlement in the workplace is on the rise, occurring in even the finest work environments.
- 82% of workplace crime is carried out by employees
- 1 in 4 employees has either committed or witnessed workplace fraud and abuse
- 1 in 4 employees committing fraud against their employer has been with the company for more than 10 years
- Only 1 in 3 of those who have witnessed a workplace crime bother to report it
These crimes can go on for years and when discovered the impact can be huge. Smaller companies are especially vulnerable to Fidelity crimes because the trust factor is increased due to the closeness of the employees.
Most business insurance policies either exclude or provide only nominal amounts of coverage for loss of money and securities as well as employee dishonesty exposures.
Employee dishonesty causes as much as 20% of the nation’s business failures.
White collar crime can have serious financial consequences, even threatening a private company’s survival. Bernard Fleischer & Sons, Inc. offers a solution to handling crime losses such as dishonesty, forgery, robbery, safe burglary, computer fraud and other criminal acts committed by employees, leased employees, volunteers or someone required to be bonded under ERISA, through a Crime Insurance Policy. For more information about Fidelity/Crime Bonds call 1.800.921.1008 or visit our website to get a free no obligation Fidelity/Crime Insurance quote.