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…

Defective Pricing

According to a GAO report cited by Senator Harkin and Representative DeFazio, Northrop Hawthorne Division paid $1.5 million to the government to settle a matter involving “defective pricing.”

Misconduct Type
Defective Pricing
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Report
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $1,500,000
Further Information Released
Harkin and DeFazio Press Release (p. 6 of 7) 7/4/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database