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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…

Compensation Issues Regarding the Development of an IT System

“Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and EDS…negotiated a settlement of HMRC’s claim for compensation for issues experienced with the IT system developed by EDS, to support the 2003 launch and subsequent operation of Tax Credits, during their partnership with HMRC. HMRC and EDS have successfully concluded an aggregate settlement of £71.25m [$121.8 million], including an up front payment and payments of additional amounts over time. The specific terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.”

Misconduct Type
Tax
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
International
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
11/22/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Electronic Data Systems $121,800,000
Further Information Released
EDS Press Release 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database