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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…

Lowe v. The Wackenhut Corp. (Misconduct at a a Coke County, TX Juvenile Facility)

According to media accounts, the family of an inmate at a Wackenhut-managed juvenile justice center for delinquent girls in Coke County, Texas filed suit against Wackenhut, alleging widespread, systematic sexual assault at the facility. The suit was later joined by eleven other girls who alleged similar mistreatment. The parties settled the lawsuit, agreeing to keep the terms confidential.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Media Accounts
5/1/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
G4S PLC Undisclosed
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database