Story: Dishonesty crime

Recorded and resolved offences, 2014

Burglary and theft are common property crimes yet they are also some of the hardest to solve. As there are often no witnesses to these crimes, they typically have low resolution rates.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Dishonesty crime - What is dishonesty crime?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 2 Nov 2018 with assistance from Greg Newbold