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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…

Blasdell v. SpaceX (Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation)

Jason Blasdell claims SpaceX fired him for blowing the whistle on safety issues involving the testing of rocket parts. Blasdell alleges that managers at the company’s Hawthorne, California facility pressured test technicians to deviate from written procedures and to sign off on tests that had not been performed according to protocol.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
NASA
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
4/1/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
SpaceX $0
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 1/3/2017
Complaint 4/1/2016

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database