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…

False Claims at Savannah River Site

Wackenhut Services, Inc. (WSI) agreed to pay the United States $650,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations involving its contracts to provide security services at the Savannah River Site and other facilities. The government alleged that, from 2001 through 2005, WSI submitted to the Department of Energy hundreds of thousands of dollars in unallowable expenses for such things as a charter boat cruise, a Polynesian drum show, and alcohol for WSI employees.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
G4S PLC $650,000
Further Information Released
U.S. Attorney’s Office Press Release 7/3/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database