) ,. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM ! Case Number: 111040018 Page 1 of 1 We received an allegation that affiliated organizations 1 were invoived in potential fraudulent contracting practices and using government funds to support political campaigns. We found that institution one2 had received two NSF awards 3 and institution two4 had received three NSF awards 5 • We examined the financial documentation from both institutions and found no evidence that NSF funds had been improperly charged. However, we determined that on one award6, institution two had re-allocated funds from Participant Support Costs .without a request to the Program Officer. We wrote to the PI 7, directing her to adhere to applicable grant conditions8 and to promptly reply to requests of Program Officers. In light of the above, no further investigative effort is necessary in this matter. This I case is closed. 2 4 6 7 NSF OIG Fonn 2 (11102) ' \
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-04-29.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)