Be Reasonably Certain!
Before making any allegations of fraud, waste or abuse, be reasonably certain of such claims. Such allegations may seriously and negatively impact the accused individual’s life and adversely affect the working environment of the university.
Tennessee Code Annotated 39-16-502, False reports, states that it is unlawful to make a report if:
- The offense or incident reported did not occur;
- The person has no information relating to the offense or incident reported; or
- The information relating to the offense reported is false