Case Closeout- MEMORANDUM Date: September 16. 1999 To: From: - Re: Background We received an allegation tha ere using NSF &ding for work on a commercial veriture, alleged that students employed by ere charging their time to a NSF project while actually working full-time or e pr~vatecompany.l e g e d l y signed these false time cards. In exchange for their work, t e emp oyee were given stock options in Investigation We referred these allegations toem nhtej*t-al Audit Department. The Audit Department performed an analysis of the ~lgctricalEngineering and Computer Sciences payroll, interviewe- . . d the students involved, and revie-tock records. Findings After review of these items, it was determined t ce to support the were used to support There was also no compensation for doing
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-09-16.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)