Who Is The Typical Fraudster?

Individual Profile

• Age: The typical fraudster is aged between 36 and 45 (70%), asper 2011 survey, which is similar to the 2007 results.

• Gender: Men were found to be more likely perpetrators. Women in America and Asia pacific are almost three times more likely to be involved in fraud than in EMA.

This might be due to fewer women in senior positions in old Europe and Africa.

• Function/Position: Finance function or in a finance-related role, in a senior management position

• Time: Employed by the company for more than ten years

• Collusion: Works in collusion with another perpetrator

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