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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…

Violations of Anti-Trust Laws

“The Boeing Company will settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its $3.025 billion acquisition of Rockwell International Corporation’s Aerospace and Defense business would violate antitrust laws. The FTC charged that the proposed deal would violate antitrust laws by reducing competition in two markets: high altitude endurance unmanned air vehicles and space launch vehicles, including the Department of Defense’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program…The agreement to settle the charges would forbid Boeing from making any space launch vehicle manufacturer’s non-public information available to its launch vehicle division and would allow Boeing to use a competitor’s proprietary, non-public information only in its capacity as a provider of launch vehicle propulsion systems.”

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
FTC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Administrative Agreement
Date of Administrative Agreement
12/5/1996
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $0
Further Information Released
FTC Press Release 8/25/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database