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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…

Defrauding the Government by Using a Substitution or Nonconforming Product

According to a GAO Report cited by Senator Harkin and Representative DeFazio, GE paid $3,500,000 to settle allegations that the company defrauded the Government by using a substitution or nonconforming product.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Undisclosed/unknown
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
9/25/1998
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $3,500,000
Further Information Released
Harkin/DeFazio Press Release (p. 4 of 7) 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database