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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…

Fair Credit Reporting Act Violation

Sprint Corporation and AT&T Corp. paid $1.125 million and $365,000, respectively, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they failed to notify certain applicants for telephone service of their rights, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FTC charged that both AT&T and Sprint placed conditions or restrictions on consumers’ service, without disclosing information required by the FCRA.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
FTC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Decree
9/9/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AT&T Inc. $365,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/3/2009
Consent Decree 3/3/2009
FTC Press Release 3/3/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database