NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A12030016 Page 1 of 1 This case concerns NSF employee, It was brought to our attention t h a t - may be sleeping in his vehicle during work hours and falsifying his actual work time. On March 7, 2012, while conducting other official business, OIG staff observed. -walking to a parked vehicle on the P4 level of the parking garage in Stafford I at approximately 6:52am. He remained in the vehicle for over an hour and a half. We reviewed IT AS records, timecards and securi period January 27, 2012- March 23 , 2012. During this 58-day period, ITAS records indicate that his official · -in time was typically between 7:00 and 7:30 arn. 1 On 25 occasions during this period, security access usage was consistent with what we observed on March 7, 2012: he entered Stafford I from the I-P4 parking garage between 7:00 and 7:30am and then entered again through the same entrance an hour or two later. 2 Most of the entries were from parking level 4 through the turnstile to the south elevator banks (P4S Elevator Turnstile). On July 6, 2012, we referred this matter to supervisor - ) so that she could determine what occurred and what action to taken. We asked that she let OIG/AIGI know what action she ultimately plans to take. provided a written response on July 27, 2012. She indicated that she reviewed our report and met w i t h - on July 9, 2012. They discussed our report and their discussion stressed the importance of accurate reporting of hours worked. - understood and reiterated his commitment to accurately reporting his work time. In addition, on July 18, 2012, their Division Director included a general discussion of the importance of accurate time reporting at their all-hands meeting. No further action will be taken. 1 On one occasion, February 15, 2012, a Wednesday, his official sign-in time was 7:00 am while the actual clock time when he signed in was 1:23 am. 2 Security access records show employee entrances to the building using the government ID card; they do not show exits. NSF OIG Fonn 2 (1 1/02)
NSF Employee Misconduct
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-09-05.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)