NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 4201 WILSON BOULEVARD ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL MEMORANDUM Date: March 25, 1997 - -- .- ....... .. ---- . ......... . --...... To: I960400 18 ........... From: 1-1 Special Agent Via: "4, Special Agent-in-Char Re : Resolution of Case - In March 1996, our office received an allegation from an NSF Program Manager that a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) applicant, A - was listing I 1 A in their 1995 NSF SBIR proposal 4 a Principal Investigator (PI), who was not primarily employed by Subsequent investigation determined that -was not listed as the PI in NSF proposal 9561854. In addition, neither n o r e v e r received funding from NSF and have not applied for NSF funding since NSF proposal 4 was submitted. However, since m i d receive at least two SBIR Phase I grants from the U.S. Army and U.S, Navy which as the PI, we referred this matter to Defense Criminal Investigative Service list (DCIS) pecial Agent ~inc-and- have not continued to apply for NSF funding and S / A has kept us informed of DCIS' investigation of the allegation, further use of NSF resources to investigate the allegation is not warranted at this time. This case is closed.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1997-03-27.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)