Procurement Collusion Strike Force

U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division seal. Procurement Collusion Strike Force. Coordinated national response to collusion and antitrust crimes in public procurement.

The Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) leads a coordinated national response to combat antitrust crimes and related schemes in government procurement, grant, and program funding at all levels of government—Federal, state, and local. The PCSF is comprised of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, multiple U.S. Attorneys’ Offices around the country, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Inspectors General for multiple Federal agencies.

Report Possible Violations

Click to Report COVID-19 Procurement Collusion by Email
Click to Report Other Procurement Collusion by Online Form

See also the Division's Leniency Program for corporations and individuals.

Training on Collusion for Inspectors General and Procurement Officials

The PCSF is committed to working with the Inspectors General of agencies receiving Federal funds, as well as government procurement officials, to train individuals at all levels of the funding process to better deter and detect antitrust crimes affecting government procurement, grant, and program funding.

  • Who needs to be trained: Federal, state, and local agency procurement and grant officers, as well as agency auditors and investigators.
  • What is the focus of training: Identifying the red flags of collusion.
  • What are the goals of training:
    • Prevent collusion and related crimes in the process of awarding contracts and grants.
    • Identify and investigate possible collusion and related crimes relating to contracts or grants that have been awarded for potential criminal prosecution.

To schedule training or request more information, send an email to pcsf@usdoj.gov.

Resources

Video: Recognizing Antitrust Conspiracies and Working with the Antitrust Division | Slides

Red Flags of Collusion

Antitrust Laws and You: Learn about antitrust laws

April 2022

An Antitrust Primer for Federal Law Enforcement Personnel

February 24, 2021

Price Fixing, Bid Rigging, and Market Allocation Schemes: What They Are and What to Look For

July 2019

Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations

September 16, 2020

Procurement Collusion Strike Force Showcase Presentation

Podcast

May 12, 2021

Inside the FBI: Procurement Collusion Strike Force, Preventing and Prosecuting Antitrust Crimes

Press Releases and Speeches

April 12, 2022

Three Florida Men Indicted for Rigging Bids and Defrauding the U.S. Military

April 11, 2022

Former Caltrans Contract Manager Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Bribery

April 5, 2022

Inland Empire Man Agrees to Plead Guilty in Bid-Rigging Scheme to Obtain Contracts to Provide Food to Federal Prison Facilities

March 17, 2022

Contractors Indicted for Rigging Bids on Subcontract Work and Defrauding U.S. Military Bases in South Korea

March 10, 2022

Minnesota Concrete Company and its CEO Indicted for Rigging Bids for Public Contracts

February 1, 2022

Former Engineering Executive Convicted of Rigging Bids and Defrauding North Carolina Department of Transportation

October 18, 2021

Former Security Services Executives Plead Guilty to Rigging Bids for Department of Defense Security Contracts

October 13, 2021

Director of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Daniel Glad Delivers Remarks at ABA Section of Public Contract Law’s Public Procurement Symposium: The Procurement Collusion Strike Force: A Whole-of-Government Approach to Combating a Whole-of-Government Problem

September 14, 2021

Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission Issue Joint Statement to Preserve Competition in Post-Hurricane Relief Efforts

July 30, 2021

Antitrust Division Observes National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

June 30, 2021

Belgian Security Services Company and Three Former Executives Indicted for Bid Rigging on U.S. Department of Defense Contracts

June 25, 2021

Belgian Security Services Firm Agrees to Plead Guilty to Criminal Antitrust Conspiracy Affecting Department of Defense Procurement

November 12, 2020

Justice Department’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force Announces Eleven New National Partners

November 12, 2020

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks on the Future of Antitrust

June 16, 2020

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Presents Procurement Collusion Strike Force to the International Competition Community

March 9, 2020

Justice Department Cautions Business Community Against Violating Antitrust Laws in the Manufacturing, Distribution, and Sale of Public Health Products

November 5, 2019

Justice Department Announces Procurement Collusion Strike Force: a Coordinated National Response to Combat Antitrust Crimes and Related Schemes in Government Procurement, Grant and Program Funding

November 5, 2019

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Press Conference

November 5, 2019

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Delivers Remarks at the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Press Conference

Blog Post

November 12, 2020

Justice Department’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force Caps Off Successful Inaugural Year by Adding Eleven New National Partners

Related Internet Sites

Contacts

Daniel W. Glad, Director
Sandra B. Talbott, Assistant Director

Mailing Address:
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Room 3322
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Phone: 202-514-2401
Fax: 202-616-2645

Updated April 12, 2022

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