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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…

Lafond v. L-3 Communications SSG-Tinsley (Fraudulent Billing Practices)

Robert Lafond filed a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that L-3 Communications SSG-Tinsley, Inc., fraudulently charged the government for labor costs and used defective and deceptive pricing schemes on government contracts between 2002 and 2008. Lafond also alleged whistleblower retaliation. In 2013, L-3 settled Lafond’s retaliation claim, including attorney’s fees and costs, without admitting any liability. Lafond’s Federal False Claims Act claims were dismissed with prejudice as to Lafond and without prejudice as to the United States.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Multiple Agencies
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
2/17/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
L-3 Communications Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 2/17/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database