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…

William P. vs. CCA (Juvenile Facility Abuse)

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of William P., a 14-year-old boy who claimed he was physically abused by guards at a CCA-managed juvenile detention facility in Richland, South Carolina. In December 2000, a federal jury awarded him $125,000 in actual damages and $3 million in punitive damages.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
Contractors Involved Penalty
Corrections Corporation of America $3,125,000
Further Information Released
Verdict (Phase 1) 3/3/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database