Audit and Advisory Services is staffed with professionals who have experience and are certified to conduct fraud investigations, if needed. These types of services can include looking into suspected financial irregularities whether reported by whistleblowers, uncovered in the course of regular audits, or based upon concerns conveyed by management. When investigating suspected or alleged misuse of OHSU resources, Audit and Advisory Services objectives are to verify the facts, provide an objective and confidential review, and recommend corrective actions to help ensure similar actions do not occur in the future. The following are some examples of the types of activities that are included under investigations:

  • Asset Misappropriation
    • Cash Misappropriations
      • Cash Larceny
      • Skimming
      • Fraudulent Disbursements
      • Billing Schemes
      • Payroll Schemes
      • Expense Reimbursement Schemes
      • Check Tampering
      • Register Disbursements
    • Non-Cash Misappropriations

  • Corruption Schemes
    • Conflict of Interest
    • Bribery
    • Illegal Gratuities
    • Economic Extortion
  • Fraudulent Financial Statements