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…

Navistar MaxxForce Engines Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liabilities Litigation

A nationwide class action lawsuit claimed that certain 2011-2014 model year Navistar trucks had MaxxForce diesel engines equipped with a defective emissions system that caused damage to the engine and other problems, and that Navistar failed to disclose or correct the alleged defect. In May 2019, it was announced the parties reached a proposed settlement of the lawsuit for $135 million.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Navistar Defense LLC $135,000,000
Further Information Released
Third Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint 5/30/2019
Settlement Announcement 5/28/2019

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database