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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…

Northeastern University v. BAE Systems (Breach of Contract)

Northeastern University claims BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration breached a contract to provide an underwater acoustic receiver array, for which Northeastern paid BAE more than $1.2 million. Northeastern claims BAE failed to timely deliver a functioning array, developed as part of a joint National Science Foundation-Office of Naval Research grant project. In December 2014, the parties reached a confidential settlement.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
10/4/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BAE Systems Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/4/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database