We came across an interesting article on the increased number of employee theft claims due to the economy and the corresponding need for Crime Insurance. Here are some of the highlights of the article.
Since the recession began two and a half years ago, crimes by employees and third parties, including the dollar amounts involved, have risen sharply. Fueled by the fear of unemployment, employees are increasingly fighting back against their employers. They’re more likely to take what they feel they deserve because of the work done for their company over the years. As well, many companies are taking a closer look at risk controls to cut unnecessary costs, uncovering theft issues that may have been undetected in the past.
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