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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…

Longest v. DynCorp (Submitting False Claims to the Government)

On May 29, 2003, Gloria Longest, a former accounting manager for DynCorp International filed a lawsuit under the False Claims Act alleging that DynCorp submitted false claims to the government under International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs contracts with the State Department to assist with South American counter-narcotics operations. Longest alleged DynCorp overcharged the State Department for employee expenses under the contracts between 1997 and 2003. The case settled pursuant to a confidential agreement in September 2008.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
State Dept.
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
5/29/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
DynCorp International Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
10-Q (excerpt) 1/26/2010
Complaint 2/16/2008
10-K (p. 23 of 106) 7/17/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database