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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…

Bonn v. L-3 Communications Corp. (Naval Air Training Crash)

The families of three service members killed during an aviation training mission at Pensacola Naval Air Station filed a wrongful death lawsuit against L-3 Communications, the company that hired the civilian pilot. On January 10, 2006, a T-39 Sabreliner aircraft crashed as it was returning to Pensacola from Chattanooga, TN. A Navy investigation found that the pilot, who was traveling at a low altitude, miscalculated the aircraft’s clearance over the trees. The lawsuit was settled in October 2010.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Defense - Navy
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
1/3/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
L-3 Communications $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 1/3/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database