Avoiding festival fraud: crime statistics and festival security
Among the fun, music and time spent with friends during festival season there are also underlying concerns about crimes committed on-site, such as organised crimes, opportunistic thefts, possession of drugs, sex offences or violent acts. There’s also financial fraud that can happen before you even arrive.
This infographic provides an insight into festival crime statistics over the past few years, the rising potential for fraud and, in some cases, the fall in other crimes. There are also tips on how to avoid festival-related fraud.