NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM 11 Case Number: A07050026 11 Page 1 of 1 OIG received an anonymous allegation that confidential information provided to an office within NSF' was being relayed by staff of that office to subjects of investigations. In addition, the complaint alleged that senior staff in that office were abusing time and attendance, practice questionable hiring practices and were purchasing illegal drugs on government computers. The only allegation received with sufficient specificity to pursue was the first, violation of confidentiality. OIG spoke with the office head2 to discuss the matter and ensure that confidential information remained so. The office head committed to briefing his staff and contractor staff on confidentiality and provided assurances that the information OIG provided would remain confidential.
NSF Employee Misconduct
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-08-09.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)