Two Hundred Million Dollar Scientific Grant Fraud Case against Duke University

fraud alertFederal Prosecutors have launched a gigantic fraud case against Duke University, North Carolina, accusing Duke University of embezzling $200 million in federal research grants, by presenting doctored data with their grant applications. – On a Friday in March 2013, a researcher working in the lab of a prominent pulmonary scientist at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, was arrested on charges of embezzlement. The researcher, biologist Erin Potts-Kant, later pled guilty to siphoning more than $25,000 from the Duke University Health System, buying merchandise from Amazon, Walmart, and Target—even faking receipts to legitimize her purchases. A state judge ultimately levied a fine, and sentenced her to probation and community service. Then Potts-Kant’s troubles got worse. Read the rest here 13:03

One Response to Two Hundred Million Dollar Scientific Grant Fraud Case against Duke University

  1. Borehead says:

    Submitted comment: This only one University how about all the other s and colleges that took grant money and pocketed the dough > we will never know .The best thing to do is what Senator Don Sullivan of Alaska has presented a bill to go back to how the SK Grant money was awarded in 1954 ,that is an independent Advisory Fishier s Panel of fishermen and seafood people that would review and select those applicants ,Under NOAA there selection has not favored our fishermen .So please ask your Congressmen or Senators to support his bill and these corrupt people will be e limited Thank You Sam Parisi Gloucester ,retired fisherman

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