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…

Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant Audit

An audit by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Inspector General (IG) found Bechtel Power Corp. overbilled TVA by more than $6.8 million from 2010 to 2015 on a contract to build a new reactor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant. The IG found Bechtel billed excessive, ineligible, and/or unsupported labor and related costs.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Investigative Finding
Date of Report
Contractors Involved Penalty
Bechtel Corporation $0
Further Information Released
TVA IG Audit Summary 11/17/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database