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Half of Irish businesses were victims of economic crime in the past two years, with cybercrime hitting record levels and doubling global levels.
That is according to PwC’s bi-annual survey of business crime, which found 49% of Irish companies have experienced economic crime over the last two years, up from 34% in 2016 and 26% in 2010.
The report said that of reported crimes, 61% experienced cybercrime, up from 44% globally. Reported incidents of cybercrime in Irish firms is double that of global counterparts, the report said.