7 Key Coverages Your Crime Policy Covers

May 29, 2018

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Commercial Crime Insurance, also known as Fidelity Insurance, is designed to protect businesses against a variety of crimes. It is important for any business that handles cash, checks, online payment systems, and credit cards to protect themselves. Below are 7 key coverages your crime policy covers!


1. Extortion/Ransom

Crime of obtaining money or property by threat to a victim's property or loved ones, intimidation, or false claim of a right.


2. Employee Dishonesty

This includes coverage for employee theft of money, securities, or property.


3. Forgery/ Alteration

This is the the act of making a fake document, the modification of an existing document, or the unauthorized signing of a signature without authorization.


4. Computer Fraud

This is the act of using a computer to alter electronic data to gain unlawful use of a computer or a system.


5. Funds Transfer Fraud

A direct loss of money and securities in the insured’s transfer account on deposit at a financial institution committed by a third party.


6. Money & Securities

Direct loss of money and securities from within the insured’s premises, bank, or safe depository.


7. Money Orders & Counterfeit

Covers loss due to acceptance of money order that was issued by a post office or express company, and loss due to acceptance of counterfeit paper current.

All companies should have crime insurance to minimize their risk and to ensure their security. Crime affects each business every day and can limit your company’s bottom line if not protected properly.

If you have any questions regarding Crime Insurance or any other insurance policies, please give TSIB a call today at 201-267-7500! You may also download our case study below to better understand the TSIB difference. 

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Written by The TSIB Team