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…

Shelby v. Exxon Mobil (Unsafe Working Conditions)

A state court jury in San Francisco awarded $8 million to Mack Shelby, an employee of Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. (formerly known as Exxon Shipping Company), who claimed he developed kidney cancer after being exposed to benzene and other toxins on the job. The jury found SeaRiver negligent in failing to provide Shelby with a safe place to work and that the unsafe working conditions played a part in causing his cancer.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
Contractors Involved Penalty
Exxon Mobil $8,000,000
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 6/11/2008
Verdict Form 6/11/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database