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69% Of Managers Fail To Protect Themselves, Their Business AND Their Staff From Fraud

69% Of Managers Fail To Protect Themselves, Their Business AND Their Staff From Fraud

69% of UK business leaders and managers are failing to protect themselves, their business and their staff from fraud, according to new research from Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK). The survey of 1,000 business owners revealed that 48% have “little to no concern” about falling victim to financial scammers, while 49% believe it is unlikely their business will ever be affected by such an issue. This appears to be a misplaced sense of security however, as 28% of respondents also admitted they’ve already fallen victim to a financial scam or attempted scam in the past two years. The most common targets for fraudsters are senior management and business owners in small businesses (67%) and employees in large companies (40%). The study on business fraud is part of the Take Five campaign which l... »