Fighting fraud in government

Since our 2009 Global Economic Crime Survey, governments around the world have taken action to address their faltering economies and this has directly impacted on those who work for, and with, the public sector.

This public sector analysis of our 2011 Global Economic Crime Survey examines the current fraud landscape, taking a close look at who is committing economic crime, what new types of fraud are emerging and how they can be addressed.

In the following video, Public Sector Research Centre Director Nick Jones talks to Ian Hillier and Andrew Miller from PwC about the survey findings.

Read the transcript.

Given the pressures placed on both individuals and organisations, we have, unsurprisingly, seen a rise in the number of frauds committed against the public purse.

Government and public sector organisations worldwide will need to be increasingly vigilant and proactive when fighting fraud, alongside the wider challenges they face.