MEMORANDUM - ~-~ - . . . ~. Date: . April 9,1999 ...-... ~ . . .. . , . ". . . To: File No. I98090029 From: dent Trainee m Through: r General for Investigations Re: Case Close-Out Background Audit referred a potential duplicate travel case to us involving appeared thaF a d been reimbursed by the NSF- sponsore for two airline tlc ets which had also been billed to his NSF grant. .* Investigation checks which were issued tom a n d Among the documentation received from was an invoice paid to -travel in the amount tickets. We obtained a copy of the cancelled check w h i c a d remitted in payment for this invoice. We i n t e r v i e w e i a telephone on February 2, 1999. He stated that he is unable to recall who purchased the airline tickets, but that he does not believe that they were paid for by his grant funds. He recalled requesting reimbursement for travel fro- u t stated that he can not remember if airline tickets were part of that claim. -- -. ----- - -- - - . . ~.- .. .,--. - - - - . _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ - _ --_ ,.-: -. -- . .. . ... .. . - . Findings The cancelled checks from d i c a t e t h a m n d - e r e reimbursed for airline tickets which were in fact purchased by his grant funds -a e r e reimbursed , b the total amount of $444.00. The cancelled check issued to ndicates that she sah- t signed her check over r e p r $ 4 4 4 . 0 0 . f the Division of Financial Management has confirmed that a-s sent a check for this amount to NSF.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-04-09.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)