NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATlQPl 4201 WILSON BOULEVARD ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 September 15, 1998 -.> ,:, .. P: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL I 1 -- . To: - -- , -From:- - -- - 6 d cting Assistant Inspector General for Audit pecial Agent-in-Charge, Investigations Sectio p rial-Agent,-Inves tigations Section_- - - w -- _- - - _- _ _ __ __ _ I Re: Case Closeout and Referral an anonymous letter citing various problems with the way andled and managed NSF award no 3. including the PI on the NSF award and the the veracity of these allegations. While conducting my review of documents related to the grant, 1determined that g h t be a good candidate for an audit rather than a criminal investigation for various reasons: First, there appears to be no clear system of records at h econd, a past investigation (not by NSF) revealed that h e r business managers at t e school had embezzled funds. Audit rnight want to consider reviewing this institution to insure that proper accounting procedures are in place, and that NSF funds are being expendedin accordance with NSF and other federal regulations. I have financial documents fro-hich might be helpful for a "desk" type audit.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1998-09-15.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)