IRREGULARITIES IN SUPPLIER SELECTION IN THE AMERICAS – SEPTEMBER 2018
A Plan International staff member was suspected of irregularities and favouritism in selecting a supplier. However, an initial review found no basis for a full investigation.
FALSE EXPENSE CLAIM IN EAST/SOUTHERN AFRICA – MAY 2019
A Plan International staff member took an unauthorised leave of absence during a work trip but submitted a report and expenses as if it had happened. The staff member returned the lost funds (€104) and resigned.
FALSE EXPENSE CLAIMS SUBMITTED IN WEST AFRICA – JUNE 2019
A Plan International staff member was suspected of submitting false expense claims. Fraud was substantiated, the staff member was dismissed and the lost funds (€1,894) were recovered.
BRIBES FOR JOBS IN EAST/SOUTHERN AFRICA – JULY 2019
An anonymous email alleged that Plan International staff members were soliciting bribes from job applicants to ensure selection in a recruitment process. An initial review showed the allegations to be unfounded.
INFLATED CLAIM TO BUY WATER IN ASIA – SEPTEMBER 2019
A Plan International staff member submitted an inflated claim to buy water. They resigned and returned the funds prior to an investigation. The case was reflected in HR records and a note was made to blacklist the employee.