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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…

Unauthorized Operation of Wireless Stations

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a $640,000 penalty against AT&T for allegedly operating common carrier fixed point-to-point microwave stations throughout the United States without authorization and failing to provide required license modification notices to the FCC. AT&T subsidiaries allegedly operated dozens of wireless stations at variance from the stations’ authorizations for periods as long as five years and failed to notify the FCC regarding minor modifications of an additional eight stations within the past year.

Misconduct Type
Other
Enforcement Agency
FCC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of FCC Notice
1/29/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AT&T Inc. $640,000
Further Information Released
Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture 1/29/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database