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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 42. Office of the State Inspector General
Chapter 30. Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Reward Fund
3/29/2020

1VAC42-30-60. Allegation Investigative Process.

A. OSIG will prepare a detailed written summary that describes the allegation of wrongdoing or abuse submitted through the WBPA Program.

B. The hotline manager or designee will create a confidential tracking number for each case and assign it for formal investigation.

C. OSIG will monitor the progress of each investigation and provide the State Inspector General with regular status updates of the assignment.

D. Upon completion of an investigation, the investigator will prepare and submit a case report for management review and approval. When appropriate, recommendations for corrective action to address procedural deficiencies disclosed during the investigation will be included in the case report.

E. Formal case reports will describe all financial recovery realized on behalf of the Commonwealth as a result of the information received from the whistle blower and the subsequent investigation.

F. Case reports will be forwarded to the State Inspector General for review. Upon authorization by the State Inspector General, the investigator will prepare an executive summary that recaps the findings of the investigation, the recommendations, the recovery of funds, and the status of applicable fund claims. Upon signature approval of the State Inspector General, the executive summary will be forwarded to the subject state executive branch agency head, respective secretariat, and the Chief of Staff of the Governor.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-3014 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 35, Issue 20, eff. June 27, 2019.

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