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…

Government Overbilling

In October 1997, GTSI agreed to pay the United States $400,000 to settle allegations it overcharged the government for automated data processing equipment and software. The complaint, filed under the False Claims Act in 1992, alleged GTSI failed to fully inform GSA contract negotiators that GTSI received rebates from the manufacturers of the products GTSI sold to the government, even though they were required by the contract and federal law to provide accurate information to government negotiators.

Misconduct Type
Defective Pricing
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
GTSI Corporation $400,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 10/13/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database