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…

Terminated Wi-Fi Contract (St. Louis Park, MN)

In December 2007, the city of St. Louis Park, MN terminated a contract with ARINC to build a solar-powered Wi-Fi network because of delays and performance problems. The city filed a breach of contract lawsuit seeking $1.7 million in damages. The suit was settled in November 2008. According to the local media, neither party admitted fault or responsibility, and ARINC agreed to pay $1.05 million and turn over ownership of 8 miles of fiber-optic cable and related equipment.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Filing
Contractors Involved Penalty
ARINC $1,050,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/25/2008
Settlement Filing 11/25/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database