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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…

Gelber et al. v. Akal Security (Deportation Flight Meal Breaks)

Akal Security paid $240,000 to a group of guards assigned to immigration deportation flights who claimed the company improperly deducted wages for meal breaks on those flights and failed to factor in those skipped breaks when calculating overtime compensation.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Homeland Security
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
4/26/2022
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Akal Security, Inc. $240,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 4/26/2022

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database