Fraud HotlineRegion One ESC is committed to the highest possible standards of ethical, moral and legal business conduct. Region One ESC's commitment to open communication led to the creation of the Fraud Hotline. Its aim is to provide an avenue for employees, citizens and the general public to raise concerns about actions that could have a major impact on Region One ESC. The Hotline is intended to address concerns about questionable actions that:
Region One ESC is providing a reporting hotline to employees, citizens and the general public who wish to report any of the following incidents strictly regarding or pertaining to Region One Education Service Center operations and activities:
- May lead to incorrect financial reporting,
- Are unlawful,
- Are not in line with ESC policy,
- Otherwise amount to serious improper conduct.
Unsafe Working Conditions
Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Conflict of Interest
Violation of the Law
Misuse of Company Property
Vandalism and Sabotage
Bribery and Kickbacks
Violation of Company Policy
Falsification of Contracts, Reports or Records
All calls are confidential and the anonymity of the caller will be safeguarded!
ANONYMOUS REPORTING FRAUD HOTLINE
HOW THE COMPLAINT WILL BE HANDLED:
The action taken will depend on the nature of the concern. Region One ESC receives a report on each complaint and a follow-up report on actions taken.
Initial inquiries will be made to determine whether an investigation is appropriate and the form that investigation should take. Some concerns may be resolved by agreed action.
Report to Complainant
Whether reported to Region One ESC personnel or through the hotline, the complainant may request follow-up information on their concern such as:
A decision on whether further investigations will follow and the reasons that support that determination.
- Acknowledgment that the concern was received,
- A description of any initial inquiries made,
- Information on how the matter will be handled,
- An estimate of the time that it will take for a final disposition,