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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…

Congressional Investigation of ANCs

In 2005, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requested documents regarding federal contracts with Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) from the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and State. The documents highlighted significant problems with no-bid contracts with ANCs, including a 2002 contract between the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and NJVC, a joint venture between Chenega Technology Services Corporate and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation subsidiary Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Communications, Ltd. (ASRCC). According to a press release issued by the Committee, the documents revealed that NJVC’s performance under the contract was “seriously deficient with respect to security issues,” including instances of improper handling of classified documents, misuse of computers, improper handling of bomb threats, and improper securing of secure areas. The findings were revealed at a hearing on ANCs held in June 2006.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Congress
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Investigative Finding
Date of Hearing
6/21/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation $0
Further Information Released
Congressional Press Release 8/31/2010
Supporting Documents 8/31/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database