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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…

Machine Tools Export Violation (China)

“The Department of Commerce… imposed a $2.12 million civil penalty against McDonnell Douglas [a subsidiary of Boeing]… as part of a settlement of charges that the company violated federal export control laws. The penalty is the maximum fine possible for the alleged violations.” McDonnell Douglas was alleged to have exported machine tools to China between 1994 and 1995 by submitting license applications containing false and misleading statements. “The Boeing Company assumes responsibility and liability for all exports under the Commerce Department’s jurisdiction made or to be made by McDonnell Douglas.”

Misconduct Type
Import/Export
Enforcement Agency
Commerce
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Settlement
11/14/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $2,120,000
Further Information Released
Dept. of Commerce Press Release 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database