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…

KST Data Inc. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. (Breach of Contract)

A court ordered Northrop Grumman to pay KST Data Inc. $3.6 million in damages for breach of contract and breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing on a computer hardware purchasing agreement. The court found Northrop in breach for stopping its orders without notifying KST in writing and not paying for the equipment that KST had already purchased based on Northrop’s forecast.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $3,655,569
Further Information Released
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law 6/10/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database