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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…

U.S. ex rel. Craddock v. Boeing (Improper Labor Charges)

Boeing paid $23 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims for labor charges on maintenance contracts with the Air Force for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft at its San Antonio, Texas facility. The government alleged the company knowingly and improperly billed a variety of labor costs in violation of applicable contract requirements, including for the time mechanics spent at meetings not directly related to the contracts. In October 2015, Boeing paid the government $18 million to settle allegations that it improperly charged labor costs on C-17 maintenance contracts at its Long Beach, California, facility (see Boeing instance, "U.S. ex rel. Webb v. Boeing (Improper Labor Charges) ").

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
10/10/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $23,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 10/10/2014
Complaint 10/29/2007

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database