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214 records found.
December 22, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

RULES AND SIGNALS TESTS

In August 2015, we received a complaint of “widespread” cheating on the federally mandated rules and signals tests that are required of all train... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-509
December 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

CONTRACTOR BACKGROUND CHECKS

We initiated an investigation to determine if an Amtrak contractor, its employee, or both, violated Amtrak’s Contractor Background Checks policy... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-506
December 9, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

FUEL CARD MISUSE

We initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak Engineering and Traction Lineman was misusing a government fleet fuel card assigned to... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-529
December 9, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

On November 17, 2016, two former Amtrak electricians pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to felony theft of Amtrak copper... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-501
December 6, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

VIOLATION OF CORPORATE POLICY BY AMTRAK MANAGER

In October 2015, we received an allegation that an Amtrak Manager failed to inform management that he owned shares of stock in a company with whom... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-501
November 29, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

VIOLATION OF AMTRAK ETHICS POLICY

We initiated an investigation into allegations that five Amtrak employees working in the Mechanical and Systems Safety Departments violated Amtrak’s... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-502
October 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

On October 5, 2016, a former Amtrak employee pleaded guilty to theft of Amtrak property in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, and was... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-517
October 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

FUEL CARD MISUSE

We initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak Engineering and Traction Lineman was misusing a government fleet fuel card assigned to... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-529
October 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

FALSIFICATION OF RECORDS

On April 28, 2016, an Amtrak train director was arrested for violating the Sex Offender Registration Act in Illinois when he failed to register after... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-531
October 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

PORNOGRAPHY

In July 2015, we initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak Foreman was searching the Internet for pornography, sexually explicit... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-528

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