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A new study shows that small businesses are hurt the most, on a per worker basis, by internal fraud. In general, U.S. businesses lose an average of $9 per worker per day to employee theft—a total of $400 billion annually, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. And per-fraud losses at small businesses (under 100 workers) are nearly identical to those at the largest companies. Fraud experts say the most frequent culprit is a trusted employee whose money handling is not double-checked. A recent survey found that 48 percent of employees admitted to one or more illegal or unethical acts during the past year.
Itâs critical to establish and enforce realistic (and legal) limitations on employeesâ use of their own computers, tablets, smartphones, email, social media accounts and other forms of technology â whether theyâre used in the workplace, on the road or at home....Click here to find out more.