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 Billing and Cost Shifting

Westinghouse Savannah River Co., prime contractor at the Savannah River Site, agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle allegations of improper travel expense billing and improper cost shifting. The company paid $2.6 million in connection with allegations that its employees improperly received travel expenses while on long-term temporary assignments, and $1.8 million for allegedly improperly shifting costs from one project to another within the Environmental Technology Section at Savannah River Site between 1991 and 1998.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Westinghouse Electric Corp. $4,400,000
Further Information Released
U.S. Attorney Press Release 11/30/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database