-aC /I NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDAfiON C1oseoutPage 4201 WILSON BOULEVARDil ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL MEMORANDUM ) Date: September 15,1998 I To: File No. I98040011 - - - . From: pecial Agent, Investigations Section Re: Case Closeout NSF-OIG Audit referred a finding to the Investigations Section NSF supported I These salary ewed the audit findings and NSF grant for potential misappropriation of NSF funds. m? Investimtion , I A review of the audit report found that the d ove&aid three fellows during 1996. Aftef the audit, the conducte a t orough re4ew of all fellowship payments a*d concluded that no other fellows were overpaid ,I 1) The auditor stated that the overpayments appeared to be an ~ccountingerror, and the r had reimbursed the NSF grant. The accountant at the stated that the I overpayments resulted from an error in calculating the fellows' salaries. The fellows have paid back the amount they were overpaid. Conclusions There is no evidence of misappropriation of funds and the ovl&rpayment appears to have I been caused by an accounting error. Based on these findings: this case is closed.
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)