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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…

Las Vegas Wal-Mart Parking Lot Assault

A Clark County, Nevada jury found Wackenhut liable for a fatal assault that took place at a Las Vegas Wal-Mart store where Wackenhut was providing patrol services. In June 2004, Michael Born was assaulted and robbed in the store parking lot. Born fell into a coma and died about two weeks later. Wal-Mart, which contracted with Wackenhut to patrol the parking lot, was found not liable.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
2/15/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
G4S PLC $1,026,000
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database