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…

FEMA Formaldehyde Products Liability Litigation

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contractors that manufactured, installed, or maintained government-issued mobile trailers for those displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, including Bechtel National, CH2M Hill Constructors, Fluor Enterprises, and Shaw Environment, agreed to pay a total of $5 million to resolve claims that the trailers exposed inhabitants to dangerous levels of formaldehyde.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Homeland Security
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Bechtel Corporation Unknown
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd. Unknown
Fluor Corporation Unknown
Shaw Group Unknown
Further Information Released
Settlement Notice 5/31/2012
Settlement Agreement 5/29/2012
Complaint 5/14/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database