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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…

Beard v. IBM (Racial Discrimination)

IBM software salesman Jerome Beard claims the company denied him more than $2.4 million in commissions on two large deals he closed in 2017 because he is African-American. Beard alleges violations of California labor law and fraud.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
11/8/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
IBM Corporation $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/8/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database