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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…

Alboyacian v. BP (Breach of Gas Station Lease Agreements)

A group of approximately 20 BP gas station and convenience store operators in New Jersey filed a lawsuit alleging BP reneged on its lease agreements with the operators. The operators filed suit in 2006 after BP tried to end their current contracts and introduce “lease and supply” agreements that would have increased station rents. The case was later dismissed after BP agreed to continue with the operating agreements, but the operators now allege that BP had said it would not renew the deals and wanted to exit the agreements. In addition, they allege the company offered to sell the stations to the operators at inflated prices that far exceed market value. The dealers accuse BP of fraud, unjust enrichment and violating New Jersey’s franchise law.

Misconduct Type
Non-governmental Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Filing
10/7/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/18/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database