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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Boeing Company

68 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,456.8M in penalties

Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Their reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and they are the number one U.S. exporter in terms of sales.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Boeing 10/14/2006
Second Letter to Boeing 10/25/2006
Third Letter to Boeing 11/17/2006
Fourth Letter to Boeing 3/6/2007
Fifth Letter to Boeing 5/31/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #2 $26,496.6M
2015 #2 $16,646.8M
2014 #2 $19,611.0M
2013 #2 $21,173.1M
2012 #2 $29,440.8M
2011 #2 $21,599.2M

68 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

12 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
5/9/2017 Damage to Air Force One Oxygen System
Boeing Company
$0
2/22/2016 Bisht, et al. v. Boeing (Investor Class-Action Lawsuit)
Boeing Company
Pending
12/22/2015 Settlement of Pending and Potential Enforcement Cases
Boeing Company
$12,000,000
10/14/2015 U.S. ex rel. Webb v. Boeing (Improper Labor Charges)
Boeing Company
$18,115,000
8/26/2015 Spano, et al. v. Boeing (Mismanagement of 401(k) Plan)
Boeing Company
$57,000,000
6/22/2015 Woods, et al. v. Boeing (Contaminated Cabin Air)
Boeing Company
Pending
10/10/2014 U.S. ex rel. Craddock v. Boeing (Improper Labor Charges)
Boeing Company
$23,000,000
10/1/2014 Intelligence Contract Time and Attendance Fraud
Boeing Company
$24,024
7/31/2014 Failure to Negotiate in Good Faith With SPEEA
Boeing Company
$0
7/23/2014 Engineering Employees Age Discrimination
Boeing Company
Pending
5/12/2014 July 2013 Asiana Airlines Crash
Boeing Company
Pending
1/23/2014 Cancellation of A-12 Program
Boeing Company, General Dynamics
$200,000,000
11/22/2013 Allen, et al. v. Boeing, et al. (Auburn, WA Groundwater Pollution)
Boeing Company
Pending
10/2/2013 U.S. v. Anderson (Procurement Fraud)
Boeing Company
$0
7/29/2013 Redd et al. v. Goodrich Corporation et al. (Product Liability)
Boeing Company, Rolls-Royce PLC
Pending
7/26/2013 Quality Control Violations on Model 777 Airplanes
Boeing Company
$0
7/26/2013 NLRB Ruling on Confidentiality Directives
Boeing Company
$0
5/20/2013 Satellite Parts Kickbacks
Boeing Company
$0
12/10/2012 Time Card Fraud at Integrated Defense Systems Facility
Boeing Company
$400,066
11/1/2012 Violation of SPEEA Collective Bargaining Agreements
Boeing Company
$47,000,000
9/7/2012 Investigation of 2007 F-15 Midair Breakup
Boeing Company
$1,000,000
7/13/2012 Delays in Providing Explosion Prevention Guidance
Boeing Company
$0
7/6/2012 Aircraft Towing Injury Citation
Boeing Company
$3,600
6/7/2012 Allison v. Boeing, et al. (Airplane Crash)
Boeing Company, United Technologies Corporation
Pending
5/8/2012 Santa Monica Water Contamination Settlement
Boeing Company
$39,500,000
3/12/2012 Haney v. Boeing, et al. (Wrongful Death)
Boeing Company, Honeywell International Inc., Lockheed Martin and 1 more…
$0
1/20/2012 Improper Billing on the Chinook Helicopter Program
Boeing Company
$4,392,780
10/7/2011 Alabama Aircraft Industries v. Boeing (Stealing Proprietary Information)
Boeing Company
Pending
9/29/2011 Illegal Distribution of Prescription Drugs
Boeing Company
Pending
6/27/2011 Improperly Installed Oxygen Systems on B-777 Airliners
Boeing Company
$1,050,000
6/27/2011 Duwamish Waterway Jet Fuel Spill
Boeing Company
$107,543
6/3/2011 SolidFX v. Jeppesen Sanderson (Breach of Contract, Fraud)
Boeing Company
$43,718,205
5/3/2011 Contract Pricing Problems at Corpus Christi Army Depot
Boeing Company
$1,600,000
12/20/2010 Moses Lake Wellfield Superfund Site Cleanup
Boeing Company
$2,000,000
7/28/2010 December 2008 Hornet Jet Crash
Boeing Company
Pending
5/4/2010 Natural Resource Damages Along the Duwamish Waterway
Boeing Company
$2,303,185
4/15/2010 Santa Susana Field Laboratory Pollution
Boeing Company
$575,500
2/3/2010 EEOC v. The Boeing Company (Sexual Harassment and Retaliation)
Boeing Company
$100,000
1/27/2010 Castron et al. v. Boeing (Gender Discrimination and Retaliation)
Boeing Company
$280,000
1/15/2010 Bond v. Boeing (Whistleblower Retaliation)
Boeing Company
Pending
8/13/2009 Defective Work and Overbilling on KC-10
Boeing Company
$25,000,000
8/11/2009 Quintana v. Boeing (KC-135 Labor Overbilling)
Boeing Company
$2,000,000
7/17/2009 Bogota, Colombia Forced Landing Lawsuit
Boeing Company
Pending
6/30/2009 Aircraft Toxin Exposure
Boeing Company
$0
5/7/2009 Petersen v. Boeing (Saudi Pilot Training Program Lawsuit)
Boeing Company
$100,000
4/20/2009 Sicilia v. Boeing (Wrongful Termination)
Boeing Company
$0
10/21/2008 ICO Global Telecommunications v. Boeing (Breach of Contract)
Boeing Company
$10,000,000
9/2/2008 Inflating the Price of B-1 Bomber Towed Decoy System
Boeing Company
$4,000,000
7/2/2008 USA v. Lesnik (Unauthorized Possession of Defense Information)
Boeing Company
$0
6/30/2008 Exceeding Limits on Purchases From Foreign Suppliers
Boeing Company
$3,000,000
6/2/2008 Rocky Flats Radioactive Waste Pollution
Boeing Company
$89,400,000
9/11/2007 Water Pollution (Simi Valley, CA)
Boeing Company
$471,190
7/16/2007 KC-135 and RC-135 Aircraft Parts Overbilling
Boeing Company
$1,093,236
5/15/2006 Illegal Hiring of Government Officials and Improper Use of Proprietary Information
Boeing Company
$615,000,000
3/28/2006 Arms Export Control Act Violation (QRS-11 Gyrochip)
Boeing Company
$15,000,000
1/11/2006 Radioactive and Toxic Contamination
Boeing Company
$0
9/21/2005 O'Connor v. Boeing
Boeing Company
$0
2/18/2005 United States v. Michael M. Sears (Boeing CFO)
Boeing Company
$250,000
10/1/2004 United States of America v. Darleen A. Druyun
Boeing Company
$5,000
9/29/2004 Delivering Military Aircraft Containing Russian Titanium (Berry Amendment Violation)
Boeing Company
$7,400,000
7/16/2004 Beck v. Boeing (Gender Discrimination Class Action)
Boeing Company
$40,600,000
5/3/2004 Burchfiel v. Boeing (Disability Discrimination)
Boeing Company
$1,007,000
7/24/2003 Boeing Launch Services Suspension
Boeing Company
$0
5/16/2003 Defective Apache Helicopter Fuzz Busters
Boeing Company
$3,325,000
4/4/2003 Uncertified Welders (False Claims Act)
Boeing Company
$492,164
3/4/2003 Arms Export Control Act Violation (Transfer of Rocket Data to China)
Boeing Company
$6,000,000
4/20/2002 April and December 2000 V-22 Osprey Crashes
Boeing Company, Textron, Inc.
$0
12/14/2001 EEOC v. Boeing (Americans with Disabilities Act Discrimination)
Boeing Company
$89,000
11/14/2001 Machine Tools Export Violation (China)
Boeing Company
$2,120,000
9/21/2001 Werbowsky, et al. v. Boeing et al. (Securities Class Action)
Boeing Company
$92,500,000
3/30/2001 Wedgetail Project (Arms Export Control Act Violation)
Boeing Company
$4,200,000
11/9/2000 Improper NASA Invoices
Boeing Company
$0
8/3/2000 Roby v. Boeing (Defective Chinook Helicopters)
Boeing Company
$54,000,000
8/2/2000 Aircraft Quality Control Problems
Boeing Company
$1,241,000
11/19/1999 Discriminatory Pay Disparities
Boeing Company
$4,500,000
9/29/1998 Defense Services to Russia and Elsewhere (Arms Export Control Act Violation)
Boeing Company
$10,000,000
8/13/1998 Defective Pricing
Boeing Company
$1,850,000
11/19/1997 Oberman v. McDonnell Douglas (C-17 overcharge)
Boeing Company
$2,000,000
9/1/1997 777 Aircraft Program (Unallowed Costs)
Boeing Company
$6,000,000
12/5/1996 Violations of Anti-Trust Laws
Boeing Company
$0

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