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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Top 10 Contractors by total FY17 contract awards

The following contractors top the list based on total contract awards. This table shows the associated instances of misconduct and total penalty amounts.

Rank Federal Contractor Contract Awards
FY17
Instances
Since 1995
Penalties
Since 1995
1 Lockheed Martin $50,696.0M 86 $767.5M
2 Boeing Company $23,362.0M 70 $1,459.4M
3 General Dynamics $15,337.2M 23 $280.3M
4 Raytheon Company $14,658.1M 28 $490.0M
5 Northrop Grumman $11,194.8M 46 $919.6M
6 McKesson $8,796.0M 27 $2,092.1M
7 Huntington Ingalls Industries $7,245.0M 4 $9.4M
8 Bechtel Corporation $5,530.3M 33 $452.7M
9 BAE Systems $5,288.5M 23 $596.3M
10 L-3 Communications $5,150.6M 20 $139.5M
Rank / Federal Contractor FY17 Contract $
$147,258.5M
1. $50,696.0M Lockheed Martin 86 instances since 1995 | $767.5M in penalties
2. $23,362.0M Boeing Company 70 instances since 1995 | $1,459.4M in penalties
3. $15,337.2M General Dynamics 23 instances since 1995 | $280.3M in penalties
4. $14,658.1M Raytheon Company 28 instances since 1995 | $490.0M in penalties
5. $11,194.8M Northrop Grumman 46 instances since 1995 | $919.6M in penalties
6. $8,796.0M McKesson 27 instances since 1995 | $2,092.1M in penalties
7. $7,245.0M Huntington Ingalls Industries 4 instances since 1995 | $9.4M in penalties
8. $5,530.3M Bechtel Corporation 33 instances since 1995 | $452.7M in penalties
9. $5,288.5M BAE Systems 23 instances since 1995 | $596.3M in penalties
10. $5,150.6M L-3 Communications 20 instances since 1995 | $139.5M in penalties

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Recently Updated Misconduct

Instance of Misconduct Penalties Updated
Generic Drug Price Fixing – Multistate Lawsuit
Novartis AG, Pfizer, Inc.
$0 6 days ago
Sweetland, et al. v. GlaxoSmithKline (Avandia Class Action)
GlaxoSmithKline
$2,732,072 12 days ago
Negligent Distribution of Controlled Substances in West Virginia
McKesson
$37,000,000 17 days ago
Rigging Bids on Department of Defense Fuel Supply Contracts – Criminal Prosecution
S-Oil Corporation
$0 18 days ago
Padovano, et al. v. FedEx Ground Package System (Driver Misclassification)
FedEx Corporation
$3,100,000 19 days ago

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database