Yorkshire Firms Lose £4m To Net Crime

Friday, 17th June 2016 at 11:30am

The York Press reports that nearly £4 million was stolen from businesses in North Yorkshire over the last year through online crime.

Between March 2015 and 16, a total of £3,952,171 was reported lost by businesses in North Yorkshire as a result of fraud and hacking.

Corporate employee fraud – where employees or ex-employees steal from a business – is also on the rise, with nine cases recorded in 2015 to 2016 and £354,907 lost by businesses in North Yorkshire.

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