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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…

Improper Aircraft Engine Maintenance in Scotland

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a $1.2 million civil penalty of General Electric’s GE Caledonian unit for performing improper aircraft engine maintenance procedures at a repair station in Scotland. The FAA, which certifies repair stations abroad, proposed the fine for maintenance involving 101 engines from January 2005 to May 2008. The FAA alleged the company used a procedure to remove parts from engine mounts that deviated from the process outlined by the manufacturer’s manual.

Misconduct Type
Other
Enforcement Agency
Transportation
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty Announcement
2/19/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $1,225,000
Further Information Released
FAA Press Release 8/10/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database