Fraud examiners working with corporations who do business across international borders should take heed of this current landscape to better understand the threats most likely to surface: Africa — Seven percent of all transactions were fraudulent, with the highest percentages from Nigeria and Ghana.
The majority of fraudulent transactions originating from Africa targeted online dating and retail websites.
School violence statistics show that 86% of schools reported violence or thefts taking place.
Additionally, 5% of 12-18 year olds were afraid of being harmed at school, and 7% had avoided a school activity to avoid being harmed.
Weapons at school Weapons are banned from schools, especially guns, and their presence tends to increase the seriousness of violent incidents.
Blacks and Hispanics were slightly more likely to be threatened or injured with a weapon at school.
Bullying Bullying, which can have serious psychological effects on both the bully and his or her victims, seems to be increasing among students, though this could be the result of increased reporting of bullying.
School violence statistics show boys are twice as likely to be threatened or injured at school with a weapon, and are two to three times more likely to bring a weapon to school.
About 10% of boys brought a weapon to school, and roughly the same number were threatened or injured by a weapon at school.
What some might find surprising, though, is the level to which cyber fraud/cyber crime continues to flourish today, roughly 20 years after the beginning of the Internet revolution.
In fact, if many experts are correct, it is actually increasing considerably.
21% of elementary schools, 43% of middle schools, and 22% of high schools reported ongoing bullying problems in 2005-2006.