A recent press release from the University of Cincinnati discusses the highlights of a report from the university's criminal justice department based on a survey of small business on the topic of employee theft.

The report noted that, even though 64 percent of the small businesses that were surveyed reported having experienced theft by employees, only 16 percent of those business owners reported those thefts to police.

The report also noted that, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, one-third of small business bankruptcies are the result of employee theft.

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