NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: I 03120076 r * Page 1 of 1 On November 6,2003, a Division ~irector'forwarded an e-mail to OIG that contained ,, allegations of misuse of NSF funds. The e-mail from an individual2previously associated with the award identified several concerns including the use of current award funds to cover previous budget deficits, lack of ship maintenance and an alleged coverup of faulty accounting practices. Interviews of the complainants and the Program Officer were conducted and identified that the university had conducted an audit in response to the allegations prior to NSFYsinvolvement. The university was contacted and a copy of the audit report was requested. This report found no evidence to support the complainant's allegations. Based on the information received from the Program Officer, the findings of the internal audit and the lack of any credible information to support complainant's allegations, there is no need for any further action regarding this matter. Accordingly, this case is closed. I '. A k- A - NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02) .. t i 1 -L - + , I
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2004-08-20.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)