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NCJ Number: 40910 Find in a Library
Title: BUSINESS - VICTIMS OF CRIME
Journal: SECURITY MANAGEMENT  Volume:21  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1977)  Pages:28-30
Author(s): B PARKER
Corporate Author: American Soc for Industrial Security
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: American Soc for Industrial Security
Arlington, VA 22209
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE ANALYZES CRIME STATISTICS AND RATES AND CONCLUDES THAT BUSINESSES ARE THE BIGGEST VICTIMS OF PROPERTY CRIME.
Abstract: THE BUSINESSMAN IS ALMOST SIX TIMES AS LIKELY TO SUFFER A ROBBERY OF OR WITHIN HIS ESTABLISHMENT THAN AN ORDINARY CITIZEN IS ON THE PUBLIC STREETS. FURTHER, A 1976 REPORT BY THE STANFORD RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOUND THAT 80 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL LOSSES OF SOME TYPES OF BUSINESSES (BANKING AND MOTOR FREIGHT, FOR EXAMPLE) ARE INTERNAL, RESULTING FROM EMPLOYEE THEFT. SEVERAL ILLUSTRATIVE GRAPHS AND CHARTS ARE PROVIDED....MSP
Index Term(s): Business crime costs; Crime Statistics; Embezzlement; Employee theft; Victimization
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