Data Tampering / Sabotage / Fabrication

Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-09-28.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)

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        On August 31, 1999, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) received a letter
alleging possible fabrication data by two research scientists' funded by NSF grants.2 As
this letter provided no specific details of this alleged fabrication of data, our office
requested additional information from the ~ o m ~ l a i n a n tHowever,
                                                                .~       the complainant
could not provide any specific details or documentary evidence and agreed the allegation
could be the result of a simple misunderstanding. Accordingly, this inquiry is closed.

Cc: Integrity, IG

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