Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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False Claims (Iraq Reconstruction)

According to the April 30, 2007 Report to Congress of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), a criminal investigation found evidence of fraud involving Mohamed Abdel Latiff Zahed, a linguist employed by L-3 Communications subsidiary Titan Corporation. “CID approached Titan with evidence of fraud and received reimbursement of all funds fraudulently received by employee.” Funds recovered from the contractor totaled $31,985. According to the Excluded Parties List System, the U.S. Army proposed debarment for Zahed on February 9, 2007.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Army
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Date of Report
Contractors Involved Penalty
L-3 Communications $31,985
Further Information Released
EPLS Record 7/31/2007
SIGIR Report Appendix (p. 3 of 4) 7/20/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database