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Policy III.3003.B, Prevention of Fraud and Fraudulent Actions

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Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to increase the awareness of fraud prevention.

Policy

All College employees have a responsibility to ensure that College resources are used for their intended purposes. This policy statement is intended to increase the awareness of all employees regarding the prevention of fraud; to establish responsibility for the detection, reporting, and examination of suspected fraud; to establish guidelines for processing allegations of fraud in a fair and consistent manner; and to ensure that the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees receive proper notification of substantiated cases of fraud occurring within the College.

Definitions

Fraud:  Personal enrichment through the deliberate misuse or misapplication of the College’s resources or assets.
 

The Authority, Applicability, Sanctions, Exclusions, and Interpretation do not differ from Policy II.2000.A, Policy and Procedures Development, Review, Revision, and Rescission.

Associated Procedures

Procedure III.3003.B.a, Prevention of Fraud and Fraudulent Actions

Date of Board Approval

October 1,2018

Effective Date

October 2, 2018

Primary Owner

Vice Chancellor, Fiscal Affairs

Secondary Owner

Director, Internal Audit