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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…

U.K. Offender Tagging Overpayment

G4S agreed to pay back £108.9 million (approx. US$181 million) plus tax to the U.K. government to reimburse for overpayments on contracts for electronic monitoring of offenders. The overcharging reportedly took place between 2005 and 2013, when G4S was paid for fitting electronic tags to people who were in prison or dead.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
International
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
3/12/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
G4S PLC $181,000,000
Further Information Released
Statement of U.K. Justice Minister (p. 5) 3/12/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database