NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM (1) TO: AIGI File Number: 194120045 I Date: 15 March 2002 Subject: Closeout Memo Page 1 of 1 I There was no closeout written at the time this case was closed. The following information was extracted from the file in conformance with standard closeout documents. Our office was informed that the subject' was alleged to have submitted false statements in his NSF proposal. The subject had an out-of-business company provide a letter stating it would donate equipment2so that the subject could receive NSF matching finds.l We verified that this currently out-of business company did in fact donate a certain amount of equipment to the subject. The subject's university4provided an account summary and list of matching funds that corroborated the testimony of the company. No fraud or misconduct found. Accordingly this case is closed. 1 Prepared by: I Cleared by: 11 Agent: Attorney: Supervisor: AIGI Name: I Signature & date:
Applicant/Grantee/PI False Certification
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1995-01-19.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)