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Cybercrime is the biggest fraud threat facing most businesses today, according to a new PwC survey.

 

 

Cyber attacks are the leading economic crimes hitting businesses. Image: PwC

The rise of digital platforms and e-commerce has given new opportunities to fraudsters, with 40% of the businesses surveyed that have experienced fraud in the past two years saying it was connected to the digital platforms they use.

Discover why economic crime is on the rise and how businesses can tackle it.

 

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