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Violations, Fraud, Waste and Abuse


View policy pdf: Violations Fraud Waste and Abuse Policy

The University of Georgia establishes and maintains sound business practices in order to ensure the institution’s assets are safeguarded from fraud, waste and abuse.  


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration 

Responsible University Administrator: Procurement Officer 

Policy Owner: Procurement 

Policy Contact: Dawn Cowart

Phone Number: 706-542-2361 

Responsibilities: The Department Head or Approving Official must contact Business and Accounting Services and the Procurement P-Card Administrators and Coordinators immediately when an employee has been terminated as a result of p-card misuse including, but not limited to, fraudulent p-card activities.

Responsibilities: Per the BOR Business Procedure Manual, any USG employee who has a reasonable basis for believing a fraudulent act has occurred has a responsibility to promptly notify one of the following:

  • His or her supervisor
  • Internal Audit department at the institution or at the BOR
  • Institution police department
  • Institutional or BOR Ethics and Compliance Hotline

Date Issued: 04/01/2017

Last Reviewed/Updated: