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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. Farouki et al. (Fraud on Military Support Contracts)

Three men—including an Anham executive—were charged with defrauding the U.S. government on contracts to provide food and supplies to U.S. troops in Afghanistan, engaging in illegal commerce in Iran, and money laundering. Abul Huda Farouki, chairman and CEO of Anham LLC, Mazen Farouki, the president of a logistics company with close ties to Anham, and Salah Maarouf, operator of a company that procured goods and services for Anham, are accused of defrauding the Department of Defense by submitting bids on the $8 billion SPV-A contract misrepresenting their progress in constructing warehouses in Afghanistan as required by the contract. The government also alleges the men violated the Iran Sanctions Act by shipping warehouse building materials to Afghanistan via Iran. The government also alleges violations with respect to a $984 million contract to supply trucking services to the U.S. military in Afghanistan.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pending
Date of Indictment
11/27/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Anham FZCO $0
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 11/29/2018
Anham FZCO Press Release 11/28/2018
Indictment 11/27/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database