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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…

Australia Toll Road Traffic Forecast

AECOM Australia Pty Ltd paid $201 million to settle lawsuits over traffic forecasts it made in 2005 and 2006 for a toll road project in Brisbane, Australia. The consortium that funded the toll road went bankrupt in 2011 after traffic volume fell far short of AECOM’s projections. The plaintiffs claimed that an independent review of AECOM’s forecast revealed instances of negligence.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/10/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AECOM Technology Corporation $201,000,000
Further Information Released
Form 10-Q (excerpt) 8/12/2015
Form 8-K 7/10/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database