• Service: Advisory, Risk Consulting, Forensic, Topics, Fighting Fraud
  • Type: Benchmarking study
  • Date: 8/08/2009

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: June 2009 findings 

In the 18 months to 30 June 2009, Queensland was Australia's 'hot spot' for fraud convictions, accounting for nearly a third of all fraud convictions across Australia for the period. However the value of frauds in New South Wales dwarfed those in Queensland over the same period, $142 million to $81 million.
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KPMG’s Fraud Barometer monitors the level of reported major frauds coming before the criminal courts in Australia. 


The Fraud Barometer’s inaugural release covers an 18 month period to June 2009. Future editions will be 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.