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…

Failure to Recall Vehicles in a Timely Fashion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) entered into a two-year consent order with Daimler Trucks North America following an investigation that found the company failed to recall vehicles in a timely fashion and to comply with other reporting requirements. Daimler agreed to pay a $30 million civil penalty ($15 million of which was deferred pending satisfactory completion of the requirements of the consent order).

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Consent Order
Contractors Involved Penalty
Daimler AG $30,000,000
Further Information Released
NHTSA Press Release 12/31/2020
Consent Order 12/29/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database