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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…

Leyba, et al. v. Santa Fe County Board of Commissioners, et al. (Unlawful Strip Searches)

In January 2005, a federal class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of all prisoners booked into the Santa Fe County Jail when it was run by Management and Training Corp. The lawsuit alleged that starting in January 2002, prisoners booked into the facility were illegally strip-searched and were thus deprived of their constitutional rights. As part of the settlement, MTC agreed to pay $8 million to about 13,000 people.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/6/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Management & Training Corp. $8,000,000
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 6/22/2007
Notice of Proposed Settlement 6/22/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database