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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…

911 Outages

AT&T Mobility paid a $5.25 million fine to settle a Federal Communications Commission investigation into two nationwide 911 outages that occurred in 2017. The first outage, on March 8, lasted approximately five hours and affected 12,600 calls on the company’s Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) network. The second outage, on May 1, lasted 47 minutes and resulted in 2,600 failed 911 calls. The FCC found that, during the March outage, AT&T failed to quickly, clearly, and fully notify all affected 911 call centers.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
FCC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Decree
6/28/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AT&T Inc. $5,250,000
Further Information Released
FCC Press Release 6/28/2018
Order and Consent Decree 6/28/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database