Invoice Fraud Spikes In Summer

Friday, 12th August 2016 at 10:21pm

The Simply Business website reports that almost 50% of SMEs have fallen victim to invoice fraud over the past 12 months, with summer being a particularly common time for fraudsters to strike.

As permanent staff take their holidays, less experienced staff or temps who are taking care of things are less likely to spot any discrepancies that might indicate a scam.

Businesses have been warned to be particularly alert this summer as the current economic climate has meant conmen have an easier time preying on those looking to generate new business.

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