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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…

National Metal Technologies, Inc. v. Alliant Techsystems Inc. (Antitrust and Breach of Contract)

On March 12, 2002, a civil action was filed against ATK [Alliant Techsystems Inc.] in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. National Metal Technologies (NMT) had a contract to supply ATK with ammunition links for the ammunition production business. The charges alleged that ATK breached this contract, violated antitrust laws, and interfered with competition and, therefore, the plaintiffs were entitled to damages of $30 million. The case was settled for $6 million on March 24, 2005.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
3/24/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Alliant Techsystems Inc. $6,000,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 39 of 121) 8/22/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database