My first instinct is to try to solve this internally (e.g. HR departments). Ideally, it demonstrates that you want to work WITH the organization to solve the problem and strengthen the organization as a whole by eliminating the unethical/illegal behavior.
Sometimes a situation can come up where anonymity is very important, this is true especially at a place of employment. I encourage you to look up local crime tip hotlines in your area and in addition to that, there is also an online resource which I have used before http://wetip.com , they offer free services to those looking to report crimes while also protecting their identity.
Depending on where you work, there may be an ethics hotline that allows you to anonymously report something illegal taking place. Also you may be eligible for whistleblower status depending on your position, field of work, location, and the crimes being committed. Without knowing more specifics it's impossible to give more exact suggestions.
Human Resources usually does reporting of this type of thing anonymously. If you contact that department they can tell you if your report will be anonymous before you make the report, and you can base your decision on that; however, if something was done illegally, do not keep angry co-workers from you reporting it.
If you had no part in it, your job should be safe. It sounds like, based on the question, that it may be your boss or someone higher up. If this is the case, you have a decision to make--risk reporting it and either losing your job, or having your boss make life hell for you if nothing happens to him/her, or let it go and move on with your life as though nothing happened
You can always make an anonymous call or tip to the police without giving any information about yourself. However, I think you should start looking for another job, because if they are caught then you can get harmed in the process.
You have to report it to some1 u think u can trust and would not throw u out of the bus. If the illegal thing done is something that involves to the police. Then tell your leader 1st to keep him aware and then inform the police.
Almost all reputable companies have an anonymous employee hotline for folks to call to report wrongdoing. It is in fact against the law for a company to out a whistleblower and leave them open to reprisal. The hotline is almost always managed by the human resources department.
Assuming the company is small, and depending on the severity, your options vary from being brave and notifying your supervisor (being honest and forthright is usually the best way to go), all the way to calling the police. Losing a job is bad. Being found complicit in a crime is much, much worse.
Many positions have a report line that is confidential. I would look into seeing if this is available at your company. Some positions are reviewed by the state governing agency, in which you can make anonymous reports to some as well.
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