Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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KC-135 and RC-135 Aircraft Parts Overbilling

Boeing agreed to pay $1,093,236 (a refund of the charges at issue plus interest) to settle allegations that it overbilled for materials used in installing new military aircraft engines. The settlement stems from an investigation into payment requests that Boeing made from 1998 to 2003, when Boeing allegedly double-billed for nuts, bolts, rivets and fasteners used in modernizing KC-135 Stratotankers and RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Press Release
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $1,093,236
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 7/28/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database