NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 1-11070031 Page 1 of 1 We received an allegation that a compan/ may have performed work on its NSF award in a foreign country, in violation of the requirements of the Small Business Innovation Research program. An investigation found evidence that the company did perform research in another country with regards to DOD funding, but with regard to the NSF funding, the evidence is inconclusive. The case was presented to DOJ for criminal prosecution and declined. Other investigating agencies are also pursuing civil and administrative remedies umelated to the NSF award, including suspension and debarment. This case is - - with no further action taken. closed 1- NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Applicant/Grantee/PI False Certification
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2014-08-28.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)