Reasons for unreported fraud against businesses in England & Wales 2012-2014

Reasons for not reporting fraud against businesses (by unknown persons) to the police in England and Wales in 2012-2014* (as a share of respondents)

Reasons for unreported fraud against businesses in England & Wales 2012-2014 This survey shows the reasons businesses gave for not reporting cases of fraud by unknown persons to the police in England and Wales in 2012/2014. Of respondents, 33 percent said they did not report the incident due to lack of police engagement, such as believing the police could not have done anything, would not be interested or had not done anything in the past.
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Reasons for not reporting fraud against businesses (by unknown persons) to the police in England and Wales in 2012-2014* (as a share of respondents)

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Share of respondents
Lack of police engagement33%
Reported to other authorities 19%
Trivial/no loss14%
Private/dealt with ourselves13%
Lack of evidence 2%
Police came11%
Inconvenient to report 2%
Common occurrence 3%
Fear of reprisal 0%
Other19%
Share of respondents
Lack of police engagement33%
Reported to other authorities 19%
Trivial/no loss14%
Private/dealt with ourselves13%
Lack of evidence 2%
Police came11%
Inconvenient to report 2%
Common occurrence 3%
Fear of reprisal 0%
Other19%
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This survey shows the reasons businesses gave for not reporting cases of fraud by unknown persons to the police in England and Wales in 2012/2014. Of respondents, 33 percent said they did not report the incident due to lack of police engagement, such as believing the police could not have done anything, would not be interested or had not done anything in the past.
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