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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…

Manipulation of Western Electricity Market (California Settlement)

BP Energy Company and the State of California settled allegations that BP Energy overcharged for electricity during the period January 1, 2000 through June 20, 2001. As part of the settlement, BP agreed to pay $18 million.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/6/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $18,000,000
Further Information Released
Settlement 5/13/2010
Settlement Fact Sheet 5/13/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database