1 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDAT OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM The Office of Inspector General (OIG) received an allegation concerning the submission bf a false court document to management. It was alleged that an employee1asked a colleague2to manufacture a document3in order to justify the subject's absence from duty. When the colleague declined to do so, the employee manufactured the document and submitted it to the supervisor4. OIG contacted the court and was informed that the employee was not called for jury duty! All information provided was reviewed and all parties were interviewed. Based on the infoAation received fiom the court, interviews, and other information gathered during this investigation, OIG concluded that the subject manufactured the jury duty notice and intentionally submitted it to receive salary for the day but did not work. The subject refused to admit or accept any responsibility regarding the preparation and submission of the fraudulent document. 1 OIG recommended that the subject's division take appropriate action against the subject for her involvement in the preparation and submission of the false jury duty notice. The employee was terminated effective . Accordingly, this case is closed. PG County Jury Duty Notice NSF OIG Form 2 (1 1/02)
NSF Employee Misconduct
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2004-01-14.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)