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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…

Misleading Minnesota Consumers About the Role Fossil Fuels Play in Climate Change

Minnesota’s attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging fraudulent practices by ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Institute, and Koch Industries related to the role fossil fuel production and consumption plays in climate change. The lawsuit alleges the defendants strategized for decades to deceive the public about climate-change science in order to safeguard their business interests.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
6/24/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 6/24/2020
Minnesota AG Press Release 6/24/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database