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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…

Antitrust Law Violations

“In an agreement that will settle an antitrust lawsuit filed in 1996 against GE, the company will remove restrictions it had imposed in software licenses with more than 500 hospitals throughout the country. The restriction prevented the hospitals from competing with GE to service medical equipment at other hospitals and at clinics.”

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/14/1998
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $0
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database