NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM - 11 'I Case Number: I06020005 Il Page 1 of 1 OIG received an allegation that the PI' on an SBIR award2may have submitted false progress reports to the agency. Additionally, the complainant3alleged the fish used in the research had been deceased since July 2005. An investigation was initiated to determine if the progress reported by the PI was accurate and whether NSF hnds were being used to further the research I1 project. After visiting the research site(s), interviewing key employees4as well as the PI and reviewing the financial information, OIG is satisfied that the research ,is progressing as it should and the grants monies are being spent appropriately. Accordingly, this case is closed. I\ - ---- .- - -- -- -- -- -- -- NSF OIG Form 2 (I 1/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2006-12-28.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)