GECS 2013: Country Supplements: Bulgaria

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  • 25% of companies surveyed in Bulgaria reported fraud in last 12 months
  • One third of reported cases of fraud – detected by chance
  • Difficulty in achieving business targets and fear of losing jobs identified as major reasons for committing fraud
  • The face of economic crime has been changing – reported financial statement frauds have doubled compared to 2007 results
  • More than one third of the most serious offences in Bulgaria committed by senior managerial staff
  • In addition to the direct losses suffered as a result of reported economic crime, our Bulgarian respondents also reported significant "collateral damage" due to fraud
  • There is still a gap between the perception of the likelihood of future occurrence and historically reported fraud

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