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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…

Violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

In October 2003, Washington Group settled allegations that the company “breached certain fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 USC § 301 et. seq.)”. According to a 2005 SEC 10-K filing, a charge of $3,480 was recorded for settlement costs and legal expenses.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement - approximate
10/1/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Washington Group International $3,480
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 63 of 76) 4/12/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database