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…

Mansourian et al. v. Univ. of California (Sex Discrimination)

Arezou Mansourian and other female former students at the University of California, Davis (UCD) sued the school under Title IX for UCD’s alleged unfair treatment of women with regard to the school’s varsity wrestling team in 2000 and 2001. The plaintiffs brought claims of being wrongly excluded from the team and being denied the same opportunities as men. In February 2012, plaintiffs Mansourian, Christine Ng, and Lauren Mancuso settled with UCD for $1.35 million in attorneys’ fees and costs.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
University of California $1,350,000
Further Information Released
Press Release 2/16/2012
U.S. Dept. of Ed. OCR Complaint Documents 8/10/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database