Zurich, 24 October 2018

Study of fraud in Swiss online trading: over 92% of traders are affected and report higher losses

Attempts at fraud have increased

CRIF AG, working in association with the VSV (the trade association for the Swiss mail-order business), has undertaken an online survey of Swiss online and mail-order traders on the subject of fraud. In this survey, over 92% of all the traders surveyed stated that they had been affected by an instance of fraud. 46.2% of participants in the survey said that fraud had either increased or increased severely compared with 2017. This figure is just about 10% higher than in last year’s survey. For 43.1% of those questioned, hardly anything had changed in comparison with the previous year.

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