Reasons for unreported online crimes against businesses in England and Wales 2014

Reasons for businesses not reporting online crime to the police in England and Wales from 2012 to 2014* (as a share of respondents)

Reasons for unreported online crimes against businesses in England and Wales 2014 This survey shows the reasons businesses across 6 industry sectors gave for not reporting cases of online crime against them to the police in England and Wales in the years from 2012 to 2014. Of respondents, 39 percent claimed they did not report the incident as the crime was trivial and/or there was no loss.
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Reasons for businesses not reporting online crime to the police in England and Wales from 2012 to 2014* (as a share of respondents)

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Share of respondents
Trival/no loss39%
Lack of police engagement30%
Private/dealt with ourselves25%
Reported to other authorities 2%
Inconvenient to report 2%
Common occurrence 2%
Police came1%
Fear of reprisal 0%
Lack of evidence 0%
Other8%
Share of respondents
Trival/no loss39%
Lack of police engagement30%
Private/dealt with ourselves25%
Reported to other authorities 2%
Inconvenient to report 2%
Common occurrence 2%
Police came1%
Fear of reprisal 0%
Lack of evidence 0%
Other8%
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This survey shows the reasons businesses across 6 industry sectors gave for not reporting cases of online crime against them to the police in England and Wales in the years from 2012 to 2014. Of respondents, 39 percent claimed they did not report the incident as the crime was trivial and/or there was no loss.
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