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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…

Whistleblower Retaliation at LLNL (Doggett)

Michelle Doggett, a former manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, settled a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit with the University of California. Doggett claimed she was mistreated for telling supervisors and investigators of improper charges being made to energy research accounts in the 1990s. As part of the settlement, Doggett was paid approximately $33,000 in wages, $264,000 for medical and physical sickness expenses, and unspecified damages in the amount of $264,000. See related University of California instance, “Mischarging of Labor Hours at LLNL.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Energy
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
9/12/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
University of California $990,000
Further Information Released
LLNL Press Release 4/7/2009

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database