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…

Wedgetail Project (Arms Export Control Act Violation)

“The Boeing Company was alleged to have violated the Arms Export Control Act, Pub. L. 90-629, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations in connection with its involvement in the Wedgetail project… by violating the express terms and conditions of Department of State munitions license and other authorizations, by exporting defense articles and defense services without a munitions license or other authorization, and by omitting material facts from its applications for munitions licenses or other authorizations.” Boeing was ordered to pay a $3.8 million civil penalty and a suspended penalty of $400,000 to be applied toward the cost of compliance and monitoring measures over a three year period.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
State Dept.
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Administrative Agreement
Date of Agreement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $4,200,000
Further Information Released
Order 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database