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…

Hazardous Waste Violations at San Francisco Maintenance Facility

United Airlines paid the Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of California $850,000 to settle hazardous waste violations at its San Francisco International Airport aircraft maintenance facility. During inspections in 1999 and 2001, the EPA found widespread violations, including failure to close hazardous waste containers, improper labeling of hazardous waste containers, and storage of hazardous waste for longer than the allowable limits.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Patriot Team $850,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 7/12/2004

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database