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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Accenture

8 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $122.5M in penalties

Accenture, formerly known as Andersen Consulting, is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. The company divides its operations into five principal operating groups: communications and high technology, financial services, government, products, and resources. With more than 126,000 employees in 48 countries, Accenture generated net revenues of $15.55 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2005.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Accenture 6/6/2008
Response From Accenture 12/3/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #37 $1,489.4M
2015 #41 $1,405.9M
2014 #45 $1,141.7M
2013 N/A $961.4M
2012 #70 $911.1M
2011 #68 $968.0M

8 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
11/6/2015 Kent v. Accenture (National Origin Discrimination)
Accenture
$500,000
5/20/2011 Wellogix v. Accenture (Misappropriation of Trade Secrets)
Accenture
$44,400,000
4/12/2007 False Claims On Hardware, Software & Technology Services Sales
Accenture
$63,675,000
3/13/2007 Texas Health and Human Services Commission Contract
Accenture
$0
3/9/2006 Wyoming Voter Registration System Contract
Accenture
$3,700,000
2/2/2006 U.S. Marine Corp. Global Supply Chain and Maintenance System Contract
Accenture
$0
12/28/2005 Colorado Voter Registration System Contract
Accenture
$2,000,000
12/20/2005 Colorado Unemployment Insurance System Contract
Accenture
$8,200,000

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