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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…

Kingston v. IBM (Retaliation, Wrongful Termination)

A Washington federal jury found that IBM retaliated against employee Scott Kingston for reporting racial discrimination against a subordinate and awarded Kingston over $11 million in damages.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
4/15/2021
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
IBM Corporation $11,085,672
Further Information Released
Verdict Form 4/15/2021

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database