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…

Boston Harbor Oil Spill

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Clean Water Act in connection with the January 2006 spill of approximately 15,000 gallons of kerosene and low sulfur diesel fuel into the Mystic River from an oil terminal in Everett, Mass. Under a plea agreement, the company paid more than $6.1 million in fines and costs and agreed to have the terminal monitored by a court appointed observer for three years.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea Agreement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Exxon Mobil $6,179,634
Further Information Released
Criminal Information 1/29/2009
DOJ Press Release 1/29/2009
Plea Agreement 1/29/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database