Forged receipts in Eastern/Southern Africa – November 2018
A staff member was found to have forged receipts for taxi journeys in an expense claim. The staff member resigned prior to a disciplinary process. The lost funds (€181) were recovered.
Supplier underpaid in West Africa – November 2018
A Plan International staff member was dismissed after they were found to have underpaid a supplier and retained the difference. Recovery of the lost funds (€235) was not possible.
Inflated receipts and vehicle misuse in the Americas – November 2018
Staff members were suspected of inflating hotel receipts for expense claims and misusing a company vehicle. Misuse of the vehicle was proven but expense fraud was not. Following a disciplinary process, one staff member was dismissed and 3 were given warnings.
Food stolen in West Africa – December 2018
Food items worth €2,386 were found to be missing from a storeroom following a stock count. There was no sign of a break-in and no suspects were found following an investigation. Security for the storeroom was improved.
Tyres stolen in Asia – May 2019
A Plan International driver stole tyres from a storeroom and sold them on. The staff member was dismissed and the loss (€123) was recovered.