Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Unauthorized Export of Technical Data

General Motors and General Dynamics, as successor owner of portions of General Motors, allegedly violated the Arms Export Control Act, 22 U.S.C. § 2778, in connection with the unauthorized export of technical data, defense services and defense articles to foreign person employees to include those of proscribed countries and other matters. Under a consent agreement, both companies agreed to pay $20 million in fines and remedial measures, with General Motors responsible for $15 million and General Dynamics responsible for $5 million. See related General Motors instance, “Unauthorized Export of Technical Data.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
State Dept.
Contracting Party
Court Type
Administrative Agreement
Date of Agreement
Contractors Involved Penalty
General Dynamics $5,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Agreement 10/18/2006
Draft Charging Letter 10/18/2006
Order 10/18/2006

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database