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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…

Tapia v. The GEO Group (Death at Val Verde County Jail)

LeTisha Tapia died in July 2004 at the Val Verde County, Texas jail, a facility operated by The GEO Group. Shortly before her death, Tapia reported that she had been raped and assaulted by male inmates who were housed in the same cell block. Tapia’s family sued GEO. In March 2007, the company reportedly settled with the family for $200,000.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
12/27/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GEO Group $200,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 12/27/2006

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