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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…

Kanawi v. Bechtel (ERISA Class Action)

Bechtel Corp. agreed to pay $18.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the fees charged to employees in its 401(k) retirement plan were too high. The plaintiffs, Bechtel employees in California, alleged the company should have negotiated lower expenses for the more than 17,000 people in its 401(k) plan.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
10/6/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Bechtel Corporation $18,500,000
Further Information Released
Settlement 10/21/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database