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…

Oberman v. McDonnell Douglas (C-17 overcharge)

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, paid the United States $2 million to settle allegations it overcharged the government to repair equipment the company used to manufacture C-17 aircraft, which is an Air Force cargo plane, in violation of the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729-3733.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Air Force
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $2,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 6/19/2006
Harkin DeFazio Press Release (p. 6 of 7) 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database