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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Overcharging the National Imagery and Mapping Agency

In April 2002, Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. agreed to pay $530,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged the government for information technology services. A government investigation determined that, between October 1, 1998 and November 19, 2001, Lockheed billed the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) for the work of approximately 23 employees who did not meet the minimum qualifications for their positions. Thus, the government claimed, Lockheed billed for their services at a higher rate than was permitted.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
4/22/2002
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Lockheed Martin $530,000
Further Information Released
DCIS Newsletter (excerpt) 4/7/2009
TAF Quarterly Review (excerpt) 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database