Each person has the citizen’s responsibility to report any act of fraud, waste, abuse, orembezzlement of the Coronavirus Relief Funds.
Fraud, Waste and Abuse… What are these?
What is Fraud?
Simply – fraud is a false representation about a material fact. It is any intentional deception designed to deprive the United States, Puerto Rico or AAFAF, unlawfully of something of value, or to secure from the United States Puerto Rico or AAFAF, for an individual, a benefit, privilege, allowance or consideration to which he or she is not entitled.
What is Waste?
It is the extravagant, careless or needless expenditure of government funds, or the consumption of government property that results from deficient practices, systems, controls or decisions. The term also includes improper practices not involving prosecutable fraud.
What is Abuse?
It is the intentional or improper use of government resources. Examples include misuse of rank, position or authority and misuse of resources such as tools, vehicles or copying machines.
Accurate and complete information is a great help in our fight against acts of corruption. To provide complete information, the complainant must be able to include in the complaint the answers of the following questions:
1. What? Summary of events
2. Who? Name of the person or persons involved
3. When? Date or range of dates, time and frequency of events
4. Where? Specific location
5. How? Narrative of how the acts were performed
Any person who suspects of, witnessed, or discovered any fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement, relating to the Coronavirus Relief Funds, should report it immediately to any of the following:
To the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority at the email: