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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…

Organization Designation Authorization Program Violations

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed two civil penalties totaling $1.25 million against Boeing for alleged violations in the Organization Designation Authorization, a program that allows Boeing to perform certain functions on behalf of the FAA, including inspecting aircraft and issuing airworthiness certificates. The FAA alleged that Boeing managers exerted undue pressure or interfered with the work of FAA designees at the company’s plant in South Carolina, and that Boeing also failed to follow its quality control processes.

Misconduct Type
Ethics
Enforcement Agency
Transportation
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
8/5/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $1,251,177
Further Information Released
FAA Press Release 8/5/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database