Thursday, September 15, 2011

FBI Releases Bank Crime Statistics for Second Quarter of 2011

During the second quarter of 2011, there were 1,023 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statue, a decrease from the 1,146 reported violations in the same quarter of 2010. According to statistics released by the FBI, there were 1,007 robberies, 15 burglaries, one larceny, and two extortions of financial institutions reported between April 1, 2011 and June 30, 2011.

Highlights of the report include:
•Loot was taken in 91 percent of the incidents, totaling more than $7.8 million.
•Of the loot taken, 23 percent of it was recovered. More than $1.8 million was recovered and returned to financial institutions.
•Bank crimes most frequently occurred on Friday. Regardless of the day, the time frame when bank crimes occurred most frequently was between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

1 comment:

Rita said...

Ahhh. Interesting. Spent a good deal of my life as an internal bank auditor. You'd be surprised how often the guy next to you in the office is the one stealing the loot.