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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…

Taiwan Online Pricing Glitch

Taiwanese media reported that the Taipei city government fined Dell NT$1 million (US$30,000) for violating consumer protection laws. Dell was accused of mislabeling items on its web site at steeply discounted prices in June and July 2009 and then refusing to honor purchases.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Undisclosed/unknown
Disposition
Fine
Date of Media Accounts
7/30/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Dell, Inc. $30,000
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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database