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…

US v. Pagano (Accepting Bribes)

“Albert Pagano, the former Project Manager for URS/O’Brien Kreitzberg (“URS”), the construction quality management firm hired to assist the General Services Administration (“GSA”) in supervising the construction of the new Federal Courthouse and the renovation of the existing General Post Office Building in downtown Brooklyn, was sentenced this morning for his receipt of $35,000 in bribes from a subcontractor in exchange for Pagano’s assistance in the subcontractor’s efforts to secure a $5.5 million subcontract on the Post Office renovation project and other lucrative contract modifications and change orders. Pagano was sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment, three years’ supervised release, a fine of $60,000 and restitution of $2,000.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Sentencing
Contractors Involved Penalty
URS Corporation $62,000
Further Information Released
USAO Press Release 10/13/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database