Materials taken from refugee camp in Asia/Pacific – July 2019
A Plan International staff member was found to be taking materials from a refugee camp and was dismissed.
Unauthorised cash withdrawals in West/Central Africa – April 2020
Unauthorised withdrawals were made from ATMs using a Plan International debit card. An investigation found negligence and non-compliance issues. The staff member concerned was given a warning. A police investigation was inconclusive.
Duplicate salary paid in Asia/Pacific – August 2020
A temporary staff member received a duplicate salary prior to leaving. Mediation was agreed as an alternative to prosecution to recover the lost funds.
False COVID-19 claim by staff member in Middle East, Eastern/Southern Africa – December 2020
A staff member submitted a false claim for a COVID-19 test and took time off work to quarantine. Fraud was substantiated and the staff member was dismissed.
Invoices not paid in the Americas – February 2021
Staff members failed to pay catering invoices. A staff member resigned prior to the conclusion of an investigation and 3 further staff members were dismissed. The lost funds were recovered.