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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…

Unauthorized Exports and Reexports

“On July 25, 1995, Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement John Despres signed an order assessing a civil penalty of $2,610,000 against the Halliburton Company of Texas. The civil penalty was the largest fine imposed by the Department [of Commerce] for export violations, and was part of a global settlement related to unauthorized exports and reexports of oil field equipment made to Libya by two Halliburton subsidiaries, Halliburton Logging Services (HLS) and Halliburton Geophysical Services (HGS).” See related Halliburton misconduct instance “Criminal Unauthorized Exports and Reexports.”

Misconduct Type
Import/Export
Enforcement Agency
Commerce
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty Order
7/25/1995
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Halliburton $2,610,000
Further Information Released
DOC Press Release (p. 36) 1/8/2009

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database