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…

Faris v. Transocean et al. (April 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill)

Tennessee businessman John Faris filed suit to recover damages caused by the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Faris claims the incident has caused damage to the value of Gulf-front properties he owns. He seeks to act as class representative for all Tennessee resident property owners whose Gulf-front properties or properties near the Gulf have lost value because of the alleged negligence of several companies, including BP. Faris seeks compensatory damages in excess of $5 million and punitive damages.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Filing
Contractors Involved Penalty
BP P.L.C. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 5/28/2010

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database