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G4S PLC

29 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $32.4M in penalties

G4S (formerly known as Group 4 Securicor) provides manned and electronic security and cash services. Headquartered in England, it operates in over 100 countries and employs approximately 470,000 people. G4S owns the Wackenhut Corporation, which provides security services in North America.

Correspondence Date
Letter to G4S 6/7/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 N/A $117.6M
2015 N/A $0
2014 N/A $526.4M
2013 N/A $464.3M
2012 N/A $560.3M
2011 N/A $85.5M

29 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

4 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
10/1/2012 Y-12 Complex Security Contract Termination
Babcock & Wilcox Tech. Servs. Y-12, G4S PLC
$0
12/2/2011 Unfair Working Conditions for LOGCAP Firefighters
G4S PLC
Pending
2/23/2011 U.S. ex rel. Rambo v. Fluor Hanford, et al. (Using Federal Funds for Lobbying)
Fluor Corporation, G4S PLC, Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and 1 more…
$0
2/15/2011 Las Vegas Wal-Mart Parking Lot Assault
G4S PLC
$1,026,000
9/10/2010 Miami-Dade County Overbilling (Criminal Prosecutions)
G4S PLC
$0
9/1/2010 State Department Inspector General Evaluation of Kabul Embassy Security Contract
G4S PLC
$0
8/24/2010 Reno v. KBR and Wackenhut Services (LOGCAP False Claims)
G4S PLC, KBR
Pending
7/26/2010 Oerman v. Wackenhut Services (Racial Discrimination/Retaliation)
G4S PLC
Pending
6/16/2010 False Claims at Savannah River Site
G4S PLC
$650,000
6/9/2010 Hiring Discrimination in Aurora, CO
G4S PLC
$290,000
6/4/2010 Scull v. The Wackenhut Corporation (Whistleblower Retaliation)
G4S PLC
$400,000
4/8/2010 Young v. Wackenhut (Violation of FMLA)
G4S PLC
$0
11/24/2009 Melton v. Wackenhut Services (Racial Discrimination)
G4S PLC
Pending
9/9/2009 Gordon v. ArmorGroup North America
G4S PLC
$7,500,000
8/29/2008 Grabowski v. Wackenhut Services LLC (Unpaid Wages)
G4S PLC
$0
4/24/2008 Miami-Dade County Transit Security Officers Contract Audit
G4S PLC
$0
4/24/2008 Sauer et al. v. ArmorGroup North America
G4S PLC
$0
1/4/2008 Data Theft Reimbursement / Billing Irregularity (Nashville, TN)
G4S PLC
$422,000
11/30/2007 Holston Army Ammunition Plant Back Pay
G4S PLC
$2,500,000
10/30/2007 Mozambique Overtime Pay Violations
G4S PLC
$1,300,000
9/24/2007 Security Lapses at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station
G4S PLC
$0
9/7/2007 Mozambique Labor Violation
G4S PLC
$46,000
8/21/2007 Back Pay Due Employees at Independence National Historical Park
G4S PLC
$0
5/31/2007 Labor Practices in Southern Africa
G4S PLC
$0
4/23/2007 Gutierrez v. Wackenhut (Negligence)
G4S PLC
$1,201,050
4/3/2006 Security Breaches at DHS Headquarters
G4S PLC
$0
1/9/2006 Burke, et al. v. The Wackenhut Corp. (Non-Payment of Wages)
G4S PLC
$0
8/4/2005 Trimble v. Wackenhut Corp. (Fraudulent Overbilling)
G4S PLC
$7,500,000
4/12/2002 Civil Rights Conspiracy and Obstruction at a NM Corrections Facility
G4S PLC
$0
5/17/2001 Toon v. The Wackenhut Corp. (Misconduct at a Coke County, TX Juvenile Facility)
G4S PLC
$1,500,000
5/1/2000 Lowe v. The Wackenhut Corp. (Misconduct at a a Coke County, TX Juvenile Facility)
G4S PLC
$0
4/3/2000 Abuse and Neglect at Louisiana Juvenile Facility
G4S PLC
$0
8/31/1999 Jail Mismanagement
G4S PLC
$625,000

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