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TERMINATION FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE CRIMINAL HISTORY

July 27, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

We initiated an investigation after we received an allegation that an Amtrak Electrician in Los Angeles, California, had a lengthy criminal history and had failed to disclose it on his Amtrak background investigation form. We found that the employee failed to disclose a criminal conviction during his hiring process in October 2014. As a part of his background check, the employee certified that he did not possess criminal convictions and had not pleaded guilty, no contest, or nolo contendere to a misdemeanor or a felony. However, we found documentation identifying criminal convictions for two felony counts of forgery, for which he pleaded guilty.

Tracking Number
OIG-WS-2017-310