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…

Civil Rights Conspiracy and Obstruction at a NM Corrections Facility

Three former Wackenhut guards were found guilty of civil rights conspiracy and obstruction charges at the Lea County Corrections Facility in Hobbs, New Mexico. The jury found the defendants guilty of willfully assaulting an inmate by repeatedly kicking him in the head and causing bodily injury. The jury also found the defendants guilty of falsifying reports and lying to investigators to explain the incident.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Found Guilty
Date of Conviction Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
G4S PLC $0
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 5/8/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database