employee theft

Employee Theft Statistics

Employee Theft Statistics Data
Amount stolen annually from U.S. businesses by employees $50,000,000,000
Percent of annual revenues lost to theft or fraud 7 %
Percent of employees who have stolen at least once from their employer 75 %
Percent of employees who have stolen at least twice from their employer 37.5 %
Percent of all business bankruptcies caused by employee theft 33 %
Amounts Stolen Percent
$1,000,000 and up 25.3 %
$500,000 – $999,999 9.6 %
$100,000 – $499,999 28.2 %
$10,000 – $49,999 16.8 %
$1,000 – $9,999 7 %
$1,000 or less 1.9 %
Median Amount Stolen $175,000
Demographics  
Men 59.1 %
Women 40.9 %
High School Degree 34 %
Some College 21 %
Bachelor’s Degree 34 %
Postgraduate Degree 11 %
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Reported Fraud Statistics Percent
Tip from employee 26.3 %
Accidental discovery 18.8 %
Internal audit 18.8 %
Internal controls 15.4 %
External audit 11.8 %
Tip from customer 8.8 %
Anonymous tip 6.2 %
Tip from vendor 5.1 %
Notification from law enforcement 1.7 %
Other Employee Theft Statistics  
Percent of total thefts committed by a manager 37.1 %
Percent of total thefts by an employee who had ideas stolen at work 29 %
Average time office fraud lasts before detected 2 years
Retail employees arrested for workplace theft 1 in 30
Sources of Inventory Shrinkage in Retail Percent
Employee Theft 42.7 %
Shoplifting 35.6 %
Administrative Error 15.4 %
Vendor Fraud 3.7 %
Unknown 3.9 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Easy Small Business HR, Institute for Corporate Productivity, Jack L. Hayes International, Inc.
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

Crime
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Online Computer Virus Statistics

Top 20 Malicious Programs on the Internet
  Name Number of attacks % of all attacks
1 Malicious URL 712,999,644 75.01%
2 Trojan.Script.Iframer 35,522,262 3.67%
3 Exploit.Script.Generic 17,176,066 1.81%
4 Trojan.Script.Generic 15,760,473 1.66%
5 Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic 10,445,279 1.10%
6 Trojan.Win32.Generic 10,241,588 1.08%
7 AdWare.Win32.HotBar.dh 7,038,405 0.74%
8 Trojan.JS.Popupper.aw 5,128,483 0.54%
9 AdWare.Win32.FunWeb.kd 2,167,974 0.23%
10 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Generic 1,979,322 0.21%
11 AdWare.Win32.Eorezo.heur 1,911,042 0.20%
12 AdWare.Win32.Zwangi.heur 1,676,633 0.18%
13 Hoax.Win32.ArchSMS.heur 1,596,642 0.17%
14 Trojan.HTML.Iframe.dl 1,593,268 0.17%
15 Trojan.JS.Agent.uo 1,338,965 0.14%
16 AdWare.Win32.FunWeb.jp 1,294,786 0.14%
17 Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Digitala.bpk 1,189,324 0.13%
18 Trojan.JS.Iframe.tm 1,048,962 0.11%
19 AdWare.Win32.Agent.uxx 992,971 0.10%
20 AdWare.Win32.Shopper.ee 970,557 0.10%
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Countries With the Most Online Virus Threats Detected
  Country % of unique users
1 Russian Federation 55.9
2 Oman 54.8
3 United States 50.1
4 Armenia 49.6
5 Belarus 48.7
6 Azerbaijan 47.5
7 Kazakhstan 47.0
8 Iraq 45.4
9 Ukraine 45.1
10 Guinea-Bissau 45.1
11 Malaysia 44.4
12 Sri Lanka 44.2
13 Saudi Arabia 43.9
14 India 43.8
15 Sudan 43.5
16 United Kingdom 43.2
17 Tajikistan 43.1
18 Qatar 42.4
19 Kuwait 42.3
20 Canada 42.1
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Kaspersky Security Bulletin
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 16, 2017

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