Sinking economy could mean rise in employee theft

By Kay Nolan,  September 2, 2009

Kay Nolan is a contributing writer for This article ran in the September 2, 2009 issue.

Statistics compiled by the National White Collar Crime Center and the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance show that embezzlement by employees may be on the rise during the current economic downturn — at a time when businesses can least afford the losses associated with employee theft