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…

U.S. v. Chase (Falsifying Work on Background Investigations)

Stewart Chase, a former contract employee of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), admitted to falsifying work while conducting background checks of federal employees and contractors. Chase pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement. He admitted that he falsified documents in more than 48 background investigations between July 2006 and December 2007 while employed by United States Investigations Services and CACI International. The government had to reopen those investigations at an estimated cost of $131,102, which Chase agreed to repay.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
CACI International, Inc. $131,102
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 7/27/2011
Plea Agreement 7/27/2011
Statement of Facts 7/27/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database