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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…

HMNZS Canterbury Settlement

The government of New Zealand reached a NZ$84.6 million (approx. US$59 million) settlement with BAE Systems to fix problems with the multi-role ship HMNZS Canterbury. The Canterbury has had issues with its rigid hull inflatable boats, and a court of inquiry found various design flaws.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
International
Court Type
Undisclosed/unknown
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
2/25/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BAE Systems $59,000,000
Further Information Released
NZ Parliament Q & A (p. 9 of 14) 3/17/2010

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