NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 4201 WILSON BOULEVARD ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL MEMORANDUM Date: March 31, 1999 From: I Through: Re: Background I well. investigation We requested participant support documentation for participants in t h e p r o g r a m from the We received the lists of payment made land the sign-[ sheers wnicn were used to determine who would get paid, and in what amount. Approximately 800 payments were made, based on over 2,000 participant signatures. A total of 26 payments were unaccounted for by a signature of the participant. w e requested verification of these 26 participants from the h i c h they provided. , former project manager of the r o g r a m , has confirmed that - -- there the Universityd-o f the and that both state and NSF funding is being spent on this project. 1 Findings Review of participant support signatures and payments indicated that all payments were I supported by source documentation. This case 1s closed.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1998-12-15.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)