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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…

Big Sky Battery, Inc. v. Dell (Defective Monitor)

The owner of an auto supply store in North Dakota claimed that his Dell computer monitor malfunctioned and caused a fire that destroyed his business. He claimed that the monitor was defective and unreasonably dangerous and sought over $237,000 in damages. The lawsuit settled in February 2009.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
12/19/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Dell, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 12/19/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database