Reporting Protocol for Potential Fraud
It is your responsibility per Governing Regulation XIV – Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct to help deter and mitigate fraud within the University of Kentucky by reporting any unusual or illegal activity. UK Internal Audit (UKIA) is the sanctioned organization responsible for fraud investigations within the University of Kentucky. These may include any fraudulent activity in any of the following categories:
- Corruption or Bribery
- Asset Misappropriation
- Financial Statement Fraud
All such allegations must go through Internal Audit to ensure that each report is properly documented and investigated. Moreover, UKIA’s organization-wide perspective on these reports provides critical opportunities to uncover any broader trends, accurately assess the corresponding risk and appropriately protect the University.
Fraudulent activity within your respective departments should be relayed directly through your appropriate reporting structure and UKIA. If you suspect any of the above actions have taken place, please contact UKIA immediately in one of the following ways: