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…

Uncertified Welders (False Claims Act)

Boeing paid $492,164 ($474,164 in price adjustments and $18,000 to the Department of Justice Working Capital Fund) to settle an alleged violation of the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3729-3733, in which the company allegedly used uncertified welders for the construction of military aircraft parts at Boeing’s Ridley Park, Pennsylvania facility.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Army
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $492,164
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 6/19/2006
US Attorney's Office Press Release 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database