I have received documents/evidence (all validated through office and accounting records) that my boss has spent tens of thousands of dollars on personal travel expenses, personal activities, falsified records. I would like to report this to someone higher up the chain, but fear the eventual retaliation for doing so.
I understand cases of retaliation are usually long, drawn out, expensive processes that are difficult to prove and often have unfavorable results for the employee.
If I report this:
1) What is the best way to do so to have a VERY strong case of boss & employer retaliation due to my reporting?
2) Who is the best person(s) to report this to?
3) What is the best way to report?
4) Should I file a report with OIG first?
BTW: I work for the government.
Ypu posted this in the part of AVVO that deals with lawyer's ethics and malpractice and it is actually one of employment law (I'm not such a lawyer). I will try to move it on AVVO to that area for you. I would suggest a smart move would be to talk to an employment law specialist that has done whistleblower cases.
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