CRIME INSURANCE

Crime is a serious business threat.

As a small business owner and employer, you want to be able to trust your employees. Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t. Employees steal from their employers, and even from customers of the business, at an alarming rate. However,  you can protect yourself with commercial crime package

Crime-related losses are not typically covered by commercial property insurance. So, you may want to consider what commercial crime insurance offers:

  • Employee dishonesty coverage

  • Forgery or alteration coverage

  • Theft of money and securities coverage

  • Burglary or robbery coverage

  • Computer fraud coverage

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Tips

What commercial crime insurance offers

Money

  • Make daily bank deposits, and vary your time and routes to and from the bank

  • Check daily cash register receipts against your deposits to help prevent the possibility of employee dishonesty

  • Immediately mark any checks received as “For Deposit Only”

Property 

  • Keep any rear doors locked from the outside at all times by installing panic locks. Padlocks should not be used to lock doors.

  • Keep a safe on site to store small amounts of cash, important documents or other valuable items. Change the safe’s combination periodically.

  • Consider installing security cameras throughout the property. All entranceways and cashier areas should be kept under surveillance.

Employees 

  • Conduct background checks on applicants

  • Train employees on safe opening and closing procedures

  • Train employees on what they should do in case of robbery. Make it clear they should never endanger themselves by trying to protect money, property or other valuable items.

Related topics & resources

What is Cyber Insurance?

Handling business interuptions.

Employee Theft & Dishonesty

Protects you against dishonest acts committed by your employees, including theft of money or property.

Premises Theft & Robbery

Protects your property inside your premises while you’re open for business.  Also covers you and your employees offsite.

Theft of Money & Securities

Protects you against the theft, disappearance or destruction of your money or securities inside your place of business.

Common commercial crime insurance endorsements

Crime Prevention Tips

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