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…

U.S. v. Jackson (Timesheet Fraud)

Northrop Grumman employee James Jackson pleaded guilty to making false statements on a National Security Agency (NSA) contract by inflating the number of hours he worked from September 2004 through January 2007. He was sentenced to 30 days’ imprisonment (three concurrent 30 day sentences), two years of probation, $74,000 in restitution, and a $300 special assessment. Jackson was also debarred.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $74,646
Further Information Released
Final Judgment 12/8/2009
Plea Agreement 5/18/2009
Indictment 3/11/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database