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…

Patient Records Privacy Breaches

Lawanda Jackson, a former UCLA Medical Center employee, was indicted on one charge of illegally obtaining individually identifiable health information for commercial advantage following revelations of privacy breaches involving at least 61 patients at the facility. She is accused of receiving at least $4,600 from an unidentified “national media outlet” in exchange for providing the private medical information of celebrity patients. In December 2008, Jackson pleaded guilty to a felony charge of violating federal medical privacy law for commercial purposes.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Indictment
Contractors Involved Penalty
University of California $0
Further Information Released
Guilty Plea 4/7/2009
Indictment 6/11/2008

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database