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…

Bautista v. Valero Energy Corporation (Unfair Business Practices)

Plaintiffs in a California class-action lawsuit accuse Valero and its CST Brands subsidiary of unfair business practices for charging customers who pay for gasoline with debit cards the higher credit price rather than the lower advertised cash price. The lawsuit claims the practice of advertising a lower cash price but charging debit card users the higher credit price is misleading because a reasonable consumer believes that a debit card is the equivalent of cash.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Valero Energy Corp. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 12/4/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database