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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…

737 Max 8 Crashes Civil Litigation

Lawsuits were filed against Boeing over two crashes of its 737 Max 8 commercial aircraft—in October 2018 in Indonesia and in March 2019 in Ethiopia. The lawsuits allege that the accidents occurred because Boeing defectively designed a new flight control system for the aircraft that automatically and erroneously pushed the aircraft’s nose down, and because Boeing failed to warn of the defect.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
3/28/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $0
Further Information Released
Complaint (Ethiopian Crash) 3/28/2019

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database