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Are you reasonably sure who the person is who is doing this?
Is the employee under a written fixed term contract (i.e. a year long contract)
Were any of the accusations found to be true?
Ok, then fire her if you are fairly certain it is her..
If she has no written contract, she is legally an "at will" employee and you can fire her at any time for any reason or no reason at all. Since she has not worked there very long, you wouldn't be liable for unemployment benefits as she wouldn't have enough credits towards the base period.
isnt this some form of harassment.
Sure it is... but you have no proof it is her... So all you can do is fire her and see if the anonymous tips stop... It might have been her or it might scare whoever is doing it into stopping for fear of getting fired too.. either way it should stop the baseless complaints..
I agree the best option is to just terminate. Once she is gone, presumably her time will be spent trying to find a job somewhere else so she can be a thorn in their side.
The police won't get involved since this is a purely civil matter and an attorney could only send her a letter threatening her, but without any proof, it would be hard to do anything else..