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Maryland Companies Receive Over $1.3 Billion in COVID-Specific Federal Contracts

The federal government has created a national reporting system housed within the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) to maintain transparency for COVID-19-specific spending. The most recent report states that $17.3 billion in contracts have been awarded to companies worldwide since March 13, 2020. Of those contracts, Maryland-based companies received over $1.3 billion in COVID-19-specific awards.... Read More

A Government Contracting Cautionary Tale

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that Aventura Technologies, Inc. and its senior management are charged with fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of equipment. The criminal complaint charges the company and seven current and former employees with selling Chinese-made equipment with known cybersecurity vulnerability to the U.S. government while falsely representing that the... Read More