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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…

Spain Asphalt Cartel

It was reported that the European Union’s General Tribunal upheld CEPSA’s fine for fixing prices for asphalt from 1991 to 2002. CEPSA was ordered to pay 83.8 million euros (US$107 million) plus legal fees. In 2007, European Union regulators fined CEPSA and three other companies 183.7 million euros for fixing domestic prices for bitumen, used to make asphalt.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Fine
Date of EU Appellate Decision
9/16/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Compania Espanola De Petroles SA $106,884,082
Further Information Released

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