NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 112050022 Page 1 of 1 OIG received a request for assistance from a Federal Agent with a Federal Agency 1 which received information that an individuaf may have illegally exported plants out of Antarctica in violation of the U.S. Antarctic Conservation Act (ACA). It was determined that the individual had worked for the U.S. Antarctic Program as an NSF contractor for over 20 years and was last in Antarctica in 2009. Discussions were held between the Federal Agent and NSF officials that deal with the enforcement of ACA violations. It was determined that there is no evidence of an ACA violation at this time. No further investigative activity is warranted. This investigation is closed . NSF OIG Fonn 2 (11 /02)
Antarctica Contractor Fraud
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2013-01-04.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)