Tag: stealing from an employer


Research Findings from Employee Theft Articles

Research Findings from Employee Theft Articles

As many of you know, I have been researching employee theft, occupational crime, employee dishonesty, and workplace deviance for more than 30 years. I peruse scholarly journals and academic publications regularly for relevant research studies that can help us all better understand this phenomenon. This column features a couple of   Read More


Biometrics: One Type of Employee Theft Insurance?

Biometrics: One Type of Employee Theft Insurance?

For retailers around the globe, one of the greatest sources of loss comes from the inside. The problems of employee dishonesty and payroll fraud are real. According to the Jack L. Hayes International 25th Annual Retail Theft Survey, internal theft issues are increasing at a rate of 5.5 percent every year and   Read More


Analyzing Workplace Theft Behaviors

Analyzing Workplace Theft Behaviors

“Workplace Theft: An Analysis of Student-Employee Offenders and Job Attributes” is an article authored by Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine (University of Central Florida) and Richard Tewksbury (University of Louisville) and published in the American Journal of Criminal Justice 27:1 (pages 111 – 127, 2002). This employee theft study surveyed a large   Read More


Father and Son Charged in $41,000 Employee Theft Incident

Father and Son Charged in $41,000 Employee Theft Incident

A father-son duo recently stole more than $41,000 worth of frozen chicken wings in an internal theft incident from a locally owned restaurant in Syracuse, New York. The Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office has charged Paul Rojek, 56, and his son Joshua, 33, with grand larceny and falsifying business records.

Both men   Read More