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…

Pennsylvania Copper Network Settlement

Verizon settled a Communications Workers of America (CWA) complaint to the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission alleging Verizon violated its statutory obligation to provide safe and adequate service by not maintaining its copper network infrastructure. CWA alleged Verizon’s inadequate maintenance of copper facilities and service problems endangered public safety. Verizon agreed to repair and replace bad copper cable, defective equipment and faulty backup batteries, and take down 15,000 double telephone poles.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Verizon Communications, Inc. $0
Further Information Released
CWA Press Release 6/2/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database