Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Real Estate Appraisal Scheme

According to a GAO report cited by Senator Harkin and Representative DeFazio (drawing from a Department of Defense Inspector General report of investigation), Lockheed paid $202,500 to settle allegations that a Lockheed facilities manager was allegedly involved in a scheme with an independent real estate appraiser to over-appraise the value of Lockheed executives’ homes during a relocation buyback program.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Air Force
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Lockheed Martin $202,500
Further Information Released
DOD IG Report of Investigation 7/12/2007
Harkin/DeFazio Press Release (p. 5 of 7) 10/3/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database