• Service: Advisory, Risk Consulting, Forensic, Topics, Fighting Fraud
  • Type: Benchmarking study
  • Date: 14/02/2010

Fraud Barometer

KPMG Fraud Barometer
The Fraud Barometer is a bi-annual publication which monitors and examines the incidence of large frauds before the criminal courts in Australia.

Fraud Barometer: December 2009 readings 

Much has been reported about the impact of the economic downturn and anticipated increases in the instances and volume of fraud impacting businesses. Is it fact or fiction? KPMG's Australian Fraud Barometer has revealed that the courts have seen cases totalling more than $217 million prosecuted in the 6 months to December 2009, compared with $100 million in the previous period.
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The overriding message in this issue of Fraud Barometer is that organisations across all sectors of the economy need to remain vigilant in monitoring and reducing fraud risk. 


This issue covers the period from July 2009 to December 2009.



KPMG's Fraud Barometer monitors the level of reported major frauds coming before the criminal courts in Australia. 


The Fraud Barometer is released at 6-monthly intervals, providing up-to-date information on fraud patterns in Australia.


To be included in the Fraud Barometer, frauds must exceed $100,000.