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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…

Improper Application for New Mexico Environmental Cleanup Funds

Chevron Corporation paid $5.2 million to settle claims by the New Mexico Attorney General that the company improperly applied for and received approximately $4 million from the New Mexico Corrective Action Fund, a state environmental cleanup fund. The state alleged that Chevron falsely attested it did not have and did not collect outside insurance to pay for cleaning up petroleum contamination from the company’s underground storage tanks at gas stations throughout New Mexico. The state claimed that Chevron had been receiving payments from insurers through secret settlements.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
9/11/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $5,200,000
Further Information Released
NM Attorney General Press Release 9/11/2013
Settlement Agreement 9/4/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database