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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…

U.S. v. Hill (Mentor-Protégé Program Fraud)

Mark L. Hill, a director of business development at Caddell Construction Company, was indicted on three counts of major fraud against the federal government and one count of making a false statement relating to Caddell’s participation in the Department of Defense’s Mentor-Protégé Program and the Indian Incentive Program. The government alleged Hill engaged in a scheme to defraud the government by making numerous material misrepresentations and omissions designed to mislead the government into making inflated payments to Caddell from 2003 to 2005. In 2013, Hill was convicted on the false statement count and was sentenced to one year of probation and a $100 assessment. (See related Caddell Construction Company instances, “Mentor-Protégé Program Fraud Non-Prosecution Agreement” and “Mentor-Protégé Program False Claims Settlement”.)

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Found Guilty
Date of Indictment
1/19/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Caddell Construction Co., Inc. $100
Further Information Released
Judgment 11/25/2013
Indictment 1/19/2012

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database