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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 Receipt of Arizona Environmental Cleanup Funds

Chevron Corporation paid $14 million to settle claims that it improperly received monies from an Arizona state fund to clean up underground storage tank contamination. The state alleged that Chevron had insurance and in some instances obtained proceeds from both the state fund and the insurance companies for the same contamination. In other instances Chevron allegedly failed to pursue its own insurance claims and improperly relied solely on the state fund. Chevron admitted no liability but agreed to reimburse the state for a majority of the monies received from the state fund.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement – approx.
4/1/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $14,000,000
Further Information Released
Arizona AG Annual Report (excerpt) 4/1/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database