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…

Cox Virginia Telecom, Inc. v. Verizon South, Inc. (Violation of Interconnection Agreement)

On May 2, 2002, the Federal Communications Commission ruled in favor of Cox Virginia Telecom and found that, pursuant to the Communications Act of 1934, Verizon violated its interconnection agreement with Cox by refusing to pay reciprocal compensation for the delivery of traffic bound for Internet service providers (ISPs). The FCC did not award Cox any damages.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Opinion
Contractors Involved Penalty
Verizon Communications, Inc. $0
Further Information Released
FCC Opinion and Order 9/1/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database