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…

McMorrough and Hanson v. Northrop Grumman (Failure to Properly Manufacture Replacement Parts)

In response to this qui tam action, Northrop Grumman paid $750,000 “to settle claims arising from its failure to properly manufacture more than 5,000 replacement parts it made for use on military aircraft.” Allegedly violating part of a 1992 contract with the Air Force to convert cargo planes to military aircraft, the company failed to recalibrate ovens used to manufacture replacement parts.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Air Force
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $750,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database