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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…

Export Administration Regulations Violations

FedEx agreed to pay a $40,000 civil penalty imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security to settle charges pertaining to alleged violations of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) occurring between 2001 and 2004. The alleged violations included exporting on the behalf of a denied party, transporting with knowledge of a violation of the EAR, aiding and abetting an export to Syria without the required license, and misrepresenting license code on automated export system record.

Misconduct Type
Import/Export
Enforcement Agency
Commerce
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Order
10/4/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation $40,000
Further Information Released
BIS Order and Settlement 11/4/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database