NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 4201 WILSON BOULEVARD ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 , OFFICEOF INSPECTOR GENERAL MEMORANDUM , . Date: March 16, 1998 . -. .-....-....- -. .......................... . . . .... .... .- . .- To: I970 10005 Via: Re: Resolution of case In Tanuarv 1997, I conducted a review of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards mahe to NSF grantees. During this review, I determined tha q ~ e i a r k'DE,, had possibly received a duplicate SBIR Phase I award from the Department o ucation (DoEd) as the National Institutes of Health (NIH). I referred this matter to S/A of the DoEd Office of Inspector General. S/A nd u c t e d an investigation of and subsequently filed a criminal information in the Dstrict of Delaware on The criminal information charged -sole Principal Investigator,w t h applying for and receiving duplicate SBIR projects without making t e proper 'sc osures in the proposal. It i I further charged t h i v i d e d the same final report to both agencies. On February 17, 1998, ead guilty to one count of 18 U.S.C. 1341, Mail Fraud. He is to 1 1 be sentenced on June 1 I Due to lack of evidence to suggest other violations, further investigation is not warranted at this I time. This case is closed. '
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1998-03-16.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)