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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…

Asadi v. GE Energy (Whistleblower Retaliation)

Khaled Asadi sued GE Energy alleging he was fired after raising concerns that the company’s hiring of a woman “closely associated with” Iraq’s senior deputy minister of electricity might have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Asadi, GE Energy’s former country executive for Iraq, believed the June 2010 hiring was done to curry favor for the company’s bid on a $250 million electricity contract with the Iraqi government.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
2/3/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 2/29/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database