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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…

El Faro Sinking Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Saltchuk Resources subsidiaries Tote Services and Tote Maritime Puerto Rico paid an undisclosed amount to settle wrongful death lawsuits filed by the survivors of 33 mariners lost when the cargo ship El Faro went down in a hurricane en route from Florida to Puerto Rico in October 2015.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
4/13/2017
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Saltchuk Resources Undisclosed
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database