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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…

Ruiz et al. v. Waterman Steamship et al. (Somali Pirate Incident)

Eleven crewmembers of the Maersk Alabama claim that Maersk ignored warnings about Somali pirates and deployed their ship too close to the Somali coast, where they were kidnapped by pirates in April 2009. The plaintiffs allege Maersk failed to take adequate steps to provide appropriate levels of security and safety.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
4/9/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AP Moller-Maersk A/S $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 4/9/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database