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…

Barrientos et al. v. CoreCivic (Forced Labor at Georgia Detention Center)

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed a class-action lawsuit under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act alleging CoreCivic (formerly the Corrections Corporation of America) forces immigrant detainees at the Stewart Detention Center to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the facility. The lawsuit alleges detainees who refuse to work are threatened with solitary confinement and the loss of access to basic necessities, including food, clothing, personal hygiene products, and phone calls to loved ones.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Corrections Corporation of America $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 4/17/2018
SPLC Press Release 4/17/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database