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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…

Sauer et al. v. ArmorGroup North America

James Sauer and Peter Martino, former employees of ArmorGroup North America (AGNA) (owned by Wackenhut Services, Inc.), filed a False Claims Act whistleblower retaliation lawsuit alleging that AGNA fired them for exposing the company’s misrepresentations regarding its experience, staffing capabilities, equipment and facilities with regard to its contract with the U.S. State Department to provide security at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The parties settled the case out of court pursuant to a confidential agreement. See related G4S pending instance, “Gordon v. ArmorGroup North America.”

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
4/24/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
G4S PLC Unknown
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/27/2009

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database