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…

Advanced Internet Technologies v. Dell (Defective Desktop Computers)

Advanced Internet Technologies, Inc. (AIT) accused Dell of knowingly selling AIT defective OptiPlex desktop computers. AIT claimed that Dell knew its OptiPlex computers had significant problems with the motherboard, power supply, and central processing unit fan that caused overheating, crashes, and lost data. In September 2010, it was reported that Dell and AIT had reached a tentative settlement. Details of the final settlement will not be publicly released.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Filing
Contractors Involved Penalty
Dell, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 8/10/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database