Embezzlement crimes are on the rise according to The Portland Police Bureau. The bureau has fielded 105 cases of embezzlement so far this year, putting 2011 on track to match the 152 cases reported in 2010. Embezzlement is not only common, it's preventable and insurable. Check out this recent Portland Business Journal article. Call EPB&B to get a quote on crime insurance to protect your business against the risk of loss by embezzlement.