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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…

Roos, et al. v. Honeywell International (Anticompetitive Practices in Sale of Circular Thermostats)

A class action lawsuit claimed Honeywell International used deception to obtain the trademark for its circular thermostat, then used its dominant market position to discourage and/or collude with competitors, and overcharge consumers. In February 2014, the lawsuit settled for $8.15 million.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
2/26/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Honeywell International Inc. $8,150,000
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 2/26/2014
Settlement Agreement 11/8/2013
Second Amended Complaint 2/8/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database