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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…

Core Communications, Inc. v. Verizon Maryland, Inc. (Violation of Interconnection Agreement)

On April 18, 2003, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that Verizon violated its interconnection agreement with Core Communications in 2000 by failing to interconnect with Core on just and reasonable terms pursuant to the Communications Act of 1934. Verizon delaying interconnection by four months and further aggravated the delay by repeatedly failing to provide information to Core as to the existence and probable duration of the delay. The FCC did not award Core any damages.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
FCC
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Opinion
4/18/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Verizon Communications, Inc. $0
Further Information Released
FCC Opinion and Order 9/1/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database