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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…

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
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
11/1/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Dell, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 8/10/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database