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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…

Gomez v. GEO Group (Wrongful Death)

The parents of Albert Gomez, Jr., who died at the Central Texas Detention Facility in May 2010 from a heroin overdose, sued jail operator The GEO Group. The plaintiffs claim guards smuggled the drugs in and provided them to Gomez. They accuse GEO of not properly training guards to handle detainees with drug addictions and allowing guards to participate in the illegal sale of drugs to detainees.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Multiple Agencies
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
2/9/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GEO Group $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 2/9/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database