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. Careaga (Hanford Time Card Fraud)

The government accused Christian Davel Careaga of participating in a conspiracy with other CH2M Hill Hanford Group employees to falsely bill for overtime hours at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Nuclear Site between 2004 and 2008. In January 2012, Careaga pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government. In April 2015, he was sentenced to 2 years of probation and a $45,000 fine (plus a $100 special assessment). See related CH2M Hill Companies instance, “U.S. v. Schroeder (Hanford Timecard Fraud).”

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd. $45,100
Further Information Released
Sentencing Minutes 4/23/2015
Plea Agreement 1/3/2012
Criminal Information 11/21/2011

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database