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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…

Miami-Dade County Transit Security Officers Contract Audit

According to an audit conducted by Miami-Dade County, Wackenhut Corp. billed Miami-Dade Transit over $6 million over three years for work its security guards did not perform. The audit also found Wackenhut owes the county an additional $233,500 in liquidated damages and other miscellaneous chargebacks. See related G4S PLC instance, “Trimble v. Wackenhut Corp. (Fraudulent Overbilling).”

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Investigative Finding
Date of Audit Report
4/24/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
G4S PLC Unknown
Further Information Released
Audit Summary 5/21/2008
Wackenhut Preliminary Response 5/21/2008

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database