Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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U.S. v. Simmons (Afghanistan Reconstruction Fraud)

Alan Simmons pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with a contract to provide reconstruction-related services in Afghanistan. Simmons worked in Afghanistan as a training program coordinator for PAE Inc. on a State Department contract to train and supply uniforms to Afghan correctional officers. According to the government, Simmons and others created a company through which they submitted false and fraudulent invoices to PAE seeking payment for goods that were not provided, causing the government to incur a loss of over $120,000.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
PAE Holding Corporation $0
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 5/23/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database