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Cyber fraud cases rises to 41.7% in Ghana's Banking Industry

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Cyber fraud cases in the banking industry have increased by 41.66 per cent from 1002 cases in 2016 to 1418 cases in 2017, the Bank of Ghana has disclosed.
Out of the number, 51.2 percent of the incidents were recorded in the non-banking financial institution sector.
According to the Bank of Ghana, the fraud incidents in the non-banking financial institution sector were committed mainly by internal staff and contract staff.
About 90 per cent of the non-banking financial fraud incidents were related to cash suppression usually committed by internal staff and contract staff.
This was made known at a seminar on cyber crime in the banking sector Thursday morning at Senchi.

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