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…

Manier v. Textron Inc. (Inflating Labor Costs)

Textron Aerostructures, a former subsidiary of Textron Inc., agreed to pay $9.8 million dollars to the United States to settle allegations that it defrauded the government by inflating labor costs on a contract to construct wings for the Air Force’s B-1B Bomber. The federal qui tam suit was filed under the False Claims Act.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Air Force
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Textron, Inc. $9,800,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 8/22/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database