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…

False Claims on Amtrak Project Management Oversight Contract

The government reached a $1.5 million settlement with CH2M Hill resolving civil claims concerning improper billing on a joint venture project management oversight contract with Amtrak for construction projects throughout the eastern United States. The government alleged that CH2M improperly billed overhead costs on the contract from January 2011 through December 2014.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd. $1,500,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 2/28/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database