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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…

Worldwide Language Resources v. Mission Essential Personnel (Unfair Competition)

Worldwide Language Resources, Inc. (WWLR), a government contractor that provides linguistic support services to the U.S. military in Afghanistan, filed a lawsuit against its direct competitor, Mission Essential Personnel, alleging breach of contract, unfair competition, and tortuous interference with a contract. WWLR accused MEP of engaging in a scheme to “raid” WWLR’s linguists in Afghanistan in July and August 2008. The lawsuit was settled in 2010.

Misconduct Type
Ethics
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
8/11/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Mission Essential Personnel, LLC Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 5/7/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database