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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…

Edwards v. Southwestern Bell Telephone (Racial Discrimination)

Lakecious Edwards, a service representative for AT&T (f/k/a Southwestern Bell Telephone), was awarded over $400,000 by a jury that found race was a motivating factor in the company’s repeated failure to promote her. The jury also found that the company created a hostile work environment and retaliated against Edwards when she complained.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Announcement
7/31/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AT&T Inc. $411,339
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/3/2009
Press Release 3/3/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database