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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…

McMahon v. General Dynamics (Defective M2 Machine Gun)

Army Pvt. Sean McMahon, who was injured in 2010 when his M2 .50 caliber Browning machine gun jammed and exploded in his hands, filed a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun, General Dynamics. McMahon claimed that the M2 malfunctioned and that General Dynamics was liable under theories of manufacturing defect and failure to warn. In October 2014, McMahon settled with General Dynamics.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
6/29/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Dynamics Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 6/29/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database