Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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McDowell v. CGI Federal (Passport Agency Data Breach)

Lori McDowell alleges CGI Federal failed to adequately safeguard sensitive and personally identifiable information while performing a contract with the United States Passport Agency. Beginning sometime in 2010 until roughly March 2015, unidentified CGI employees stole the personal information of McDowell and other passport applicants and used the data to create counterfeit identity documents, obtain commercial lines of credit, and make purchases.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Date of Original Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
CGI Group Inc. $0
Further Information Released
Amended Complaint 10/9/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database