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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…

Propecia Multi-District Litigation

Users of the Merck prescription hair loss drug Propecia (androgenic alopecia) claim to have suffered serious side effects — including sexual dysfunction, depression, and cognitive impairment — some of which persist long after the user has stopped taking the drug. The plaintiffs claim that Merck inadequately warned users about the side effects.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
2/2/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Merck & Co., Inc. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 2/2/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database