The Office of Technology Transfer monitors shipments of American technology that might have military significance. EPA Agent Bob Morris was contacted by the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) over Ingen’s questionable purchases of advanced computer technology. They flagged Ingen‘s purchase of three Cray XMP‘s and twenty four Hood supercomputers to be sent to Costa Rica. The office was unable to take action because Ingen characterized it as a transfer between corporate divisions. Their report spurred the EPA to begin investigating Ingen’s activities.
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton page 39 (First Edition, Thirty Fourth printing)