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…

Black Hawk False Claims Settlement

United Technologies division Sikorsky Aircraft Company agreed to pay the United States almost $3,000,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations in connection with its U.S. Army contract to install armored plates in Black Hawk helicopters. The government alleged that from 1991 to 2006, Sikorsky knowingly installed armored plates that had not been ballistically tested as required under the contract.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Date of Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
United Technologies Corporation $2,941,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 4/7/2009
Settlement Agreement 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database