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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…

June 2009 Washington Metro Crash Litigation

A June 2009 collision involving two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) subway trains killed nine and injured more than 80. Negligence and wrongful death lawsuits were filed against several defendants including ARINC, which provided WMATA with train traffic control equipment, including a safety warning system called the Advanced Information Management (AIM) system. The plaintiffs allege that the AIM system had been disabled at the time of the collision because it did not function properly.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Orig. Complaint
5/6/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ARINC $0
Further Information Released
Amended Complaint 9/14/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database