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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Hewlett-Packard Company

25 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,084.6M in penalties

Hewlett-Packard is an information technology company. Its portfolio includes printing, personal computing, software, and IT infrastructure. In 2015, the company split into two entities: the old company retained its traditional computer and printer businesses and was renamed HP Inc.; its enterprise services business was spun off and named Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company.

Correspondence Date
Letter to HP 4/22/2009
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #38 $1,484.3M
2015 #22 $2,339.5M
2014 #20 $2,850.8M
2013 #19 $2,805.3M
2012 #25 $2,506.4M
2011 #22 $2,942.4M

25 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

5 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
9/21/2016 Conway, AR Hiring Discrimination
Hewlett-Packard Company
$750,000
8/18/2016 Forsyth, et al. v. Hewlett-Packard (Age Discrimination)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Hewlett-Packard Company
Pending
9/16/2015 Breach of Contract to Replace Michigan Computer Systems
Hewlett-Packard Company
$13,000,000
8/11/2015 Memjet v. Hewlett-Packard (Patent Infringement)
Hewlett-Packard Company
Pending
6/9/2015 Autonomy Corp. Acquisition - Securities Litigation
Hewlett-Packard Company
$100,000,000
12/15/2014 New York City Emergency Communications Contract
Hewlett-Packard Company
$10,600,000
10/27/2014 PICA v. Hewlett-Packard (Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Defamation)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$8,200,000
10/8/2014 Environmental Violations at Littleton, MA Facility
Hewlett-Packard Company
$11,833
8/1/2014 Overcharging the U.S. Postal Service
Hewlett-Packard Company
$32,500,000
7/18/2014 Skold v. Intel Corporation and HP (Pentium 4 Lawsuit)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$0
6/30/2014 Autonomy Corp. Acquisition - Shareholder Derivative Litigation
Hewlett-Packard Company
$0
4/9/2014 Foreign Bribery Investigation – Criminal Prosecution
Hewlett-Packard Company
$76,760,224
4/9/2014 Foreign Bribery Investigation – SEC Settlement
Hewlett-Packard Company
$31,472,250
1/30/2014 NASA IG Review of ACES Contract
Hewlett-Packard Company
$0
7/5/2013 Australia Fine for Misleading Consumers and Retailers
Hewlett-Packard Company
$2,740,031
8/30/2012 Russian Bribery Investigation – German Prosecution
Hewlett-Packard Company
Pending
1/23/2012 Failure to Immediately Report Defect in Lithium-Ion Batteries
Hewlett-Packard Company
$425,000
12/9/2011 Elias v. Hewlett-Packard (False Advertising)
Hewlett-Packard Company
Pending
9/13/2011 Gammel v. Hewlett-Packard (Shareholder Lawsuit)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$57,000,000
11/10/2010 False Claims Involving the E-Rate Program in Texas
Hewlett-Packard Company
$16,250,000
1/26/2010 BSkyB Limited v. Hewlett-Packard (Negligent Misrepresentations)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$465,000,000
12/14/2007 Boardroom Leak Investigation (Stockholder Derivative Lawsuits)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$6,300,000
6/6/2007 Baggett v. HP (LaserJet Printer Lawsuit)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$5,000,000
5/23/2007 Boardroom Leak Investigation (SEC)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$0
4/12/2007 Alliance Benefits False Claims Act Lawsuit
Hewlett-Packard Company
$55,000,000
12/7/2006 Boardroom Leak Investigation (California)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$14,500,000
5/22/2006 Rich v. HP (Inkjet Printer Lawsuit)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$5,000,000
10/28/2003 Schorsch v. HP (LaserJet Printer Lawsuit)
Hewlett-Packard Company
Pending
7/30/2002 U.S. ex rel. Robert Hindin v. Hewlett Packard, et al. (Defective Medical Monitoring Devices)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$0
12/27/2001 Cornell University v. HP (Patent Infringement)
Hewlett-Packard Company
$184,044,048

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