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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…

Property Tax Computer System Contract

The City of Baltimore filed a lawsuit against Unisys, alleging the company breached a contract to create a property tax computer system called the Integrated Property Tax System (IPTS). The City claimed that it paid more than $8 million to Unisys, which failed to deliver a fully functional and integrated system. Unisys counter-sued, alleging improper contract termination and lost profits. In April 2015, it was reported that Unisys agreed to pay the City $4.8 million to settle the lawsuit.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
1/18/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Unisys Corporation $4,800,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/17/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database