A potential unethical or illegal action at our retail facility in New York was reported to the whistleblower hotline. The caller identified himself as a current employee of the entity; however, the only other information the caller provided was that he did not work in that facility. Please review this situation and provide a recommendation regarding whether this potential issue should be investigated further. Thank you.
Based on the information provided in Module 6 regarding how to determine whether to investigate, provide a detailed plan of how you would proceed given the limited information.
Chapters 7 & 8 in Fraud Examination
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