Theft is on the rise during Covid-19: Three crime risks to watch

The halting of economic activity and rapid shift to remote work amid the Covid-19 pandemic has hurt businesses in many ways. State-mandated closures, disrupted supply chains, and stressed IT infrastructure are just some causes of loss.

Unfortunately, the crisis has also created opportunities for criminals looking to take advantage of heightened uncertainty. In particular, theft is on the rise, costing companies millions on top of other Covid-related losses.

In this content, Gregory W. Bangs, Crime Regional Leader - North America at AXA XL sheds light on three types of theft exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic, and how businesses can reduce their exposure to this criminal activity.