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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…

Conflict of Interest Violations

Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark A. Boster paid $30,000 in a civil settlement to resolve allegations that he violated conflict of interest laws for federal employees (18 U.S.C. §207©). In April 1999, Boster called the Justice Department in regard to a matter involving his current employer, SAIC. Boster left the Justice Department in January 1999. Boster’s phone call was an apparent violation a law prohibiting certain senior officials from contacting the government on behalf of an employer within one year of leaving the government.

Misconduct Type
Ethics
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
8/30/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
SAIC $30,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 3/22/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database