1. Evaluate the sufficiency of information from the questionnaire to understand what happened?
  2. Appreciate the need for external investigators or lawyers?
  3. Compare the facts provided by the informer with the available data on employees, processes, hierarchy, a place, answering the question could this happen?
  4. Select an investigation manager
  5. Ask the necessary questions to the communicator
  6. Alert the team
  7. Select a list of tasks based on the incident category
  8. Choose the team that will be involved in the investigation
  9. Check and approve team membership
  10. Tell the top management of the company about the investigation, as well as the higher management of the owner of the process
  11. Identify the list of participants in the process and their role
  12. Identify the circle of suspects
  13. Define the circle of witnesses
  14. Get acquainted with the company's regulatory documents in the field of procurement
  15. Compile and approve an investigation plan
  16. Record the legal requirements for the investigation
  17. Define a list of actions to preserve the reputation of the parties involved
  18. Identify the list of necessary evidence
  19. Generate the versions and hypotheses of what happened, the assumptions of combinations of facts and circumstances
  20. Record the procedure for handling evidence, rights and restrictions
  21. Study the counterparty
  22. Study possible connections of the counterparty to the participants in the process
  23. Examine available information about suspects
  24. Establish links of suspects, past, existing
  25. Estimate the marketability of transactions, based on the level of prices and terms of delivery
  26. Conduct an independent examination of the quality of goods and services
  27. Interview the informant
  28. Interview witnesses
  29. Interview with suppliers who lost the tender
  30. Conduct an interview with a counterparty
  31. Record the interview and assess the level of confidence
  32. Gather evidence
  33. Examine the electronic files
  34. Learn the electronic correspondence between the counterparty and the suspect
  35. Form a list of documents to which the suspects were directly related
  36. Check the results of the work of the suspects for compliance with the requirements of the company
  37. Assess the quality of evidence
  38. Conduct interviews with suspects
  39. Record the interview and assess the level of confidence
  40. Analyze collected information and documents
  41. Assess the reliability of the collected facts
  42. Form a final understanding of events and evaluate the correctness of the hypotheses
  43. Determine the sufficiency of the facts and evidence for transferring the case to the law enforcement authorities
  44. Record the result of the investigation and recommendations
  45. Prepare and submit a report