Defense acquisition personnel are responsible for notifying appropriate authorities when trafficking in persons contract violations are suspected.
Follow your Service or agency's protocol for notifying the appropriate authority. If you suspect criminal activity, you have multiple options for reporting.
Report the suspected incident through your chain of command, the appropriate DoD law enforcement authority, and/or the DoD Inspector General (IG) Hotline.
The DoD IG Hotline assists DoD employees and the public by referring a trafficking in persons case to the appropriate Defense Criminal Investigative Organization (DCIO).
DoD IG Hotline:1-800-424-9098
The FAR clause outlines notification requirements for the Defense acquisition personnel. Defense acquisition personnel must promptly notify the agency IG and if appropriate, law enforcement officials with jurisdiction over the alleged offense of any credible information received regarding a TIP violation. He or she may also direct the contractor to take specific steps or enforce the compliance plan. If the allegations are substantiated, acquisition personnel must enter the violation in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), as required by FAR 42.1503(b)(2)(vi).
(2) Evaluation factors for each assessment shall include, at a minimum, the following: (vi) Other (as applicable) (e.g., late or nonpayment to subcontractors, trafficking violations, tax delinquency, failure to report in accordance with contract terms and conditions, defective cost or pricing data, terminations, suspension and debarments).
Acquisition Reporting Websites
Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)
Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) - This link takes you to the new FAPIIS page on SAM.gov (System for Award Management).
System for Award Management (SAM)