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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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KBR

37 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $168.3M in penalties

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) is an engineering and construction company. KBR supports the energy, hydrocarbons, government services, and civil infrastructure sectors on six continents with a workforce of more than 50,000 employees. Until 2007, KBR was a subsidiary of Halliburton. (**See below for link to Halliburton profile in FCMD.)

Correspondence Date
First Letter to KBR 6/3/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 N/A $512.7M
2015 N/A $207.5M
2014 N/A $298.6M
2013 N/A $422.8M
2012 N/A $518.8M
2011 #29 $2,277.0M

37 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

17 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
7/31/2017 Totten v. KBR (Molycorp Mountain Pass Wage Lawsuit)
KBR
$3,750,000
4/7/2017 Kohut v. KBR (Shareholder Lawsuit)
KBR
$10,500,000
4/1/2015 Improperly Restrictive Confidentiality Agreement
KBR
$130,000
3/21/2014 Nigeria LNG Contracts Bribery – African Development Bank Fine
KBR
$6,500,000
1/8/2014 U.S. ex rel. Conyers v. KBR et al. (LOGCAP III False Claims, Kickbacks)
KBR
Pending
5/30/2013 Gulf Catering Company for General Trade and Contracting v. KBR (DFAC Subcontract Payment Dispute)
KBR
$12,688,428
11/30/2012 Gibb v. KBR (Sodium Dichromate Exposure in Iraq)
Halliburton, KBR
Pending
11/20/2012 False Claims on Contracts to House U.S. Troops in Iraq
KBR
Pending
10/24/2012 U.S. v. Montes (Afghanistan Trucking Services Bribery and False Claims)
KBR
$0
10/24/2012 U.S. ex rel. Chillcott v. KBR (LOGCAP False Claims)
KBR
Pending
8/2/2012 Valero Refining–Texas v. KBR, et al. (Breach of Contract, Negligence)
KBR
Pending
12/13/2011 World Bank Debarment of Australian Subsidiary
KBR
$0
12/2/2011 Unfair Working Conditions for LOGCAP Firefighters
KBR
Pending
9/23/2011 Price v. KBR (Racial Discrimination, Retaliation)
KBR
Pending
8/25/2011 Cinadr, et al. v. KBR, et al. (Violations of Federal and State Wage Laws)
KBR
$1,962,296
3/22/2011 LOGCAP III Supplies False Claims
KBR
Pending
3/15/2011 Government Fraud Counterclaims in LOGCAP Dispute
KBR
$38,000
2/16/2011 Nigeria LNG Contracts Bribery (UK Prosecution)
KBR
$5,110,949
10/1/2010 Wright v. KBR (Sexual Assaut and Negligence)
KBR
Pending
8/24/2010 Reno v. KBR and Wackenhut Services (LOGCAP False Claims)
G4S PLC, KBR
Pending
6/10/2010 Taylor v. KBR (Sexual Assault and Retaliation)
KBR
Pending
6/2/2010 Mayo v. KBR (Sexual Assault)
KBR
Pending
2/24/2010 Vavra v. KBR (False Claims on LOGCAP Contracts in the Balkans and Iraq)
KBR
$98,240
2/23/2010 Withholding 2008 LOGCAP Award Fees
KBR
$20,000,000
1/27/2010 Leamon v. KBR (Sexual Assault)
KBR
Pending
11/18/2009 Barker v. KBR (Sexual Harassment and Retaliation)
KBR
$2,934,377
7/13/2009 Tounkara v. KBR (Religious Discrimination)
KBR
Pending
6/29/2009 Frederiksen v. KBR (Employment Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation)
KBR
Pending
6/25/2009 U.S. v. Breda (Sexual Assault)
KBR
$0
6/17/2009 USA v. Lewis (Afghanistan Fuel Delivery)
KBR
$891,000
2/23/2009 LOGCAP IV Disqualification
KBR
$0
2/17/2009 U.S. v. Chodan (Nigeria LNG Contracts Bribery)
KBR
$746,885
2/11/2009 Bribery to Win International Government Contracts
KBR
$20,000,000
2/5/2009 Martin v. Halliburton, et al. (Wrongful Death)
Halliburton, KBR
$0
9/3/2008 SEC v. Stanley (Nigeria LNG Contracts Bribery)
KBR
$0
9/3/2008 U.S. v. Stanley (Nigeria LNG Contracts Bribery)
KBR
$0
8/28/2008 U.S v. Bennett (LOGCAP Freight Forwarding Kickbacks)
KBR
$6,100
5/23/2008 Navy Hurricane Relief Contract Overcharges
KBR
$0
3/24/2008 Maseth v. KBR (Iraq Electrocution)
KBR
Pending
3/7/2008 Exposing Troops to Hazardous Water Conditions
KBR
$0
12/12/2007 Conspiracy to Defraud the Government While Overseeing Fuel Deliveries in Afghanistan
KBR
$891,000
7/13/2007 Guilty Plea in Iraq Kickback Scheme
KBR
$200,505
6/22/2007 LOGCAP Task Order 130 Audit (June 2007)
KBR
$0
6/5/2007 Duprey v. Halliburton and KBR (LOGCAP Timekeeping Fraud)
KBR
Pending
12/1/2006 KBR Employee Sentenced for Accepting Kickbacks
KBR
$380,330
11/29/2006 Overcharging and Other Procurement Irregularities (Balkans)
KBR
$8,000,000
8/19/2005 Fraud and Accepting Kickbacks
KBR
$91,174
3/29/2005 April 2004 Iraq Convoy Driver Lawsuits
KBR
$0
3/17/2005 United States v. Mazon, et. al. (Fraud)
KBR
$0
2/10/2005 Kuwait Company for Process Plan Construction & Contracting v. Halliburton (Breach of Contract)
KBR
$0
6/9/2004 Violation of Anti-Kickback Act
KBR
$6,300,000
6/9/2004 Excessive Subcontract Costs
KBR
$55,000,000
12/11/2003 Overpricing Fuel
KBR
$10,100,000
2/8/2002 Overcharging the Government
KBR
$2,000,000

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