NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 111120046 Page 1 of 1 An online news article reported that a non-profit organization 1 settled a civil False Claims Act case by agreeing to pay the U.S. government $1 million. The article reported that the organization falsely reported labor costs incurred under various federal grants. We initiated a case to determine if the NSF award 2 received by the organization had been affected. We requested relevant award information from the organization, and based on our review, we did not identify any issues. Accordingly, this case is closed. NSF OJG Form 2 ( 11 /02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-08-30.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)