The Auditor’s Office will generally not investigate personnel issues such as poor performance, tardiness, adverse employment actions, excessive internet usage, etc., unless such conduct broadly affects the integrity, efficiency, or effectiveness of County government. To get help with personnel issues, talk with your union, HR, management, or the COO.

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Multnomah County Government
Abuse of Position The Auditor’s Office investigates reports of abuse of position, including: bribes or kickbacks; outside employment that conflicts with County position; using influence to gain County business for self, friend, or family member; personal use of County goods or services; or other use of County position to obtain personal gain or benefit.
Fraud The Auditor’s Office investigates reports of fraud and theft, including: embezzlement; improper vendor or contractor activity; theft of client or County property or assets; false expense reports or vouchers; kickbacks, or other theft of County resources.
Privacy / HIPAA Incident or Breach The County Privacy Officer in the County Attorney’s Office receives and documents known or suspected privacy/security incidents, breaches, complaints or events involving protected health information (PHI/ePHI); possible violations of HIPAA, privacy policies or state/federal privacy laws/regulations.
Waste The Auditor’s Office investigates reports of waste, including: the purchase of unneeded supplies or equipment; purchase of goods at inflated prices; mismanagement of County resources or property; or other careless, needless, or extravagant expenditures.
Other The Auditor's Office may investigate other issues where an employee’s conduct broadly affects the integrity, efficiency, or effectiveness of County government.