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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…

Britt v. Northrop Grumman (Asbestos Exposure)

A Florida jury found Northrop Grumman liable for the death of Dennis Britt, who claimed his malignant pleural mesothelioma was caused by asbestos exposure while working for Northrup Grumman between 1978 and 1985. The jury awarded Britt’s widow over $9 million in damages.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
9/27/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Northrop Grumman $9,019,266
Further Information Released
Verdict 9/27/2016

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database