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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…

Cost and Labor Mischarge

According to a GAO report cited by Senator Harkin and Representative DeFazio, United Technologies Optical Systems, reached a settlement for $150,000 for alleged cost/labor mischarging.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Undisclosed/unknown
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
11/18/1997
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
United Technologies Corporation $150,000
Further Information Released
Harkin and DeFazio Press Release (p. 7 of 7) 6/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database