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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…

Cheifer v. JetBlue Airways (Illegal Wiretapping)

A California class action lawsuit alleged that JetBlue Airways illegally recorded thousands of calls to customer service agents. Named plaintiff Lee Cheifer filed the suit in December 2010, alleging JetBlue violated California’s eavesdropping law by recording nearly all calls to its customer service phone line without consistently disclosing they were being recorded. The case settled in October 2013 for $3.2 million.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
10/29/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Patriot Team $3,200,000
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database