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…

Blakeslee v. Shaw Infrastructure (Retaliation, Age Discrimination)

Paul Blakeslee filed a False Claims Act/wrongful discharge lawsuit alleging Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure fired him after he notified the company of fraud occurring on work being performed at military installations in Alaska. In March 2013, a federal jury determined that Blakeslee had suffered both retaliation and age discrimination and awarded him more than $3.4 million in in lost wages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Original Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Shaw Group $3,432,032
Further Information Released
Jury Verdict/Judgment 3/26/2013
Law Firm Press Release 3/26/2013
Amended Complaint 2/23/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database