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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…

Violation of Federal Aviation Administration Hazardous Materials Regulations

According to a U.S. Department of Transportation document, in 1998, Bell Helicopter Textron “offered hazardous materials improperly classed, described, packaged, marked, labeled, or in a condition unsuitable for shipment,” in violation of Federal Aviation Administration rules.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Transportation
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Report
1/1/1998
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Textron, Inc. $35,000
Further Information Released
DOT Penalty Report (p. 6) 8/22/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database