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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…

Comes et al. v. Microsoft (Antitrust)

Microsoft paid nearly $180 million to settle claims that consumers in Iowa were overcharged for Microsoft software as a result of the company’s anticompetitive practices.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
2/14/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Microsoft Corporation $179,950,000
Further Information Released
Microsoft Press Release 2/14/2007
Settlement Agreement 2/14/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database