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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…

Nonconforming 737 Guidance System Sensors

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a $19.68 million civil penalty against Boeing for allegedly installing on hundreds of 737 aircraft untested or unapproved sensors. The FAA alleged that, between June 2015 and April 2019, Boeing installed Rockwell Collins Head-up guidance systems on 791 jetliners, including the 737 NG and 737 Max, that were equipped with sensors that had not been tested or approved as being compatible with those systems.

Misconduct Type
Other
Enforcement Agency
Transportation
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty Announcement
3/6/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $19,680,000
Further Information Released
FAA Press Release 3/6/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database