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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…

Rigging Bids on Department of Defense Fuel Supply Contracts – Criminal Prosecution

S-Oil Corporation pleaded guilty to a criminal violation of the Sherman Act and for participating in a bid-rigging and price-fixing conspiracy involving contracts to supply fuel to U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force bases in South Korea. The government alleged that, beginning around March 2005 and continuing into 2016, S-Oil and other companies secretly pre-determined which company would win each contract and then submitted collusive bids. S-Oil and another company charged in the matter paid a total of approximately $75 million in criminal fines. S-Oil employee Eul-Jin Hyung was also charged.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea Announcement
3/20/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
S-Oil Corporation Unknown
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 3/20/2019
Indictment 9/27/2018

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database