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…

McArdle v. AT&T Mobility (International Roaming Fees Class Action)

AT&T settled a class action lawsuit alleging the company charged customers international roaming fees for incoming, unanswered mobile telephone calls without adequate prior notice between February 2005 and January 2009. As part of the settlement, class members received either one free day of international roaming, up to $50 in account credits, or, for former customers, cash refunds of up to $50. AT&T also paid $15,000 to the named plaintiff and $6.13 million in attorneys’ fees.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
AT&T Inc. Unknown
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 11/4/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database