Recent data from the Global Fraud Study, published by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), provides occupational fraud insights by industry. The most active industries in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area (e.g., construction, real estate, technology, government, nonprofits) are among those covered in the Global Fraud Study. For the categories shown in the chart below, victim organizations in the real estate industry tend to suffer the highest median losses, followed by technology and construction.
While the median losses reported for the government and public administration category are comparatively small, it should be noted that fraud occurs far more frequently in …read more
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