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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…

Weiser, et al. v. Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure

Christy Weiser and Greg Pierson filed a lawsuit alleging a scheme of kickbacks, overbilling, and other improprieties by employees of the Louisiana Office of Community Development (OCD) and Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) to elevate the homes of people who live in flood-prone areas of Louisiana. (Shaw regulates and monitors the program through a contract with the OCD.) Weiser and Pierson also allege they were subject to retaliation because of their whistleblowing efforts.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
5/31/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Shaw Group $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 8/26/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database