Corporate Crime Up In Canada

Corporate crime has risen in Canada over the last year, with sour economic conditions cited as a factor, according a new report.  Survey results released Thursday by global business-advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers shows 56 per cent of Canadian companies saying they had been victims of economic crimes within the previous 12 months. That was up four percentage points from a similar study done in 2007 and 10 points higher than what was reported in 2003.

There were 52 Canadian firms involved in the survey, which was conducted in the fall.  Read the article here.

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