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Fraud within the Commonwealth: a census of the most costly fraud incidents 2014-15
Although fraud is a wide-ranging category of crime, and the personal backgrounds and sociodemographic characteristics of offenders can differ considerably, both incidents and offenders display enduring features that act as red flags or indicators of dishonesty taking place.
Identity crime and misuse in Australia: results of the 2016 online survey
This report presents the results of the latest identity crime and misuse survey, undertaken by the AIC in May 2016. It updates information obtained in earlier surveys, undertaken in 2013 and 2014, and provides an indication of how the identity crime and misuse of personal...
Identity crime and misuse in Australia 2017
This report assess the prevalence, nature and impact of identity crime and misuse in Australia. It presents data from Commonwealth, state and territory agencies, as well as from the private sector and other non-government sources.
Counting the costs of identity crime and misuse in Australia, 2015–16
This report assesses the cost and impact of identity crime and misuse in Australia for the 2015–16 financial year. It presents data and information from Commonwealth, state and territory agencies, as well as from the private sector and other non-government sources.
Counting the costs of crime in Australia: a 2011 estimate
This report estimates the costs of crime for the calendar year 2011. Executive summary This report seeks to estimate how much crime costs the Australian economy by calculating the number of crimes that come to the attention of the authorities and, using crime victimisation survey...
Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce: results of the 2013 online consumer fraud survey
Presents a snapshot of the public’s exposure to consumer scams, to assess the range of ways in which scams can affect victims and their families, to determine how victims respond and to identify emerging typologies, and look at issues that could be used to inform...
Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce: results of the 2012 online consumer fraud survey
The Australasian Consumer Fraud Task Force has conducted a range of fraud prevention and awareness raising activities since 2006. This report presents the results of the 2012 online consumer fraud survey. Foreword Each year, since 2007, the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has collected information...
Fraud within the Commonwealth: a census of the most costly incidents, 2010–11 to 2012–13
Provides a better understanding of the nature of internal fraud against the Commonwealth, and the personal background details of those alleged to have committed the deception. Foreword: Fraud against the Commonwealth is defined as ‘dishonestly obtaining a benefit or causing a loss, by deception or...
Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce: results of the 2014 online consumer fraud survey
The Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) is a group of 22 government regulatory agencies and departments in Australia and New Zealand. It works with private sector, community and non-government partners to prevent fraud. The ACFT has run a range of fraud prevention and awareness-raising activities...
Fraud within the Commonwealth: a census of the most costly incidents 2014
Foreword From financial years 2010–11 to 2014–14, Commonwealth entities experienced 9,467 incidents of internal fraud, with losses of over $12.7m. This study analysed information about the most costly incidents each entity experienced each year and those who perpetrated these. The majority of the 166 frauds...