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Theft of Scrap Material

The Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigations ("OI"), received information alleging that [REDACTED] had been stealing scrap material from Amtrak's [REDACTED] Yard in [REDACTED]. [REDACTED] allegedly bragged about having an agreenent with a representative from another company, possibly [REDACTED] involving the scrap material.

Mismanagement of Procurement

"Amtrak Management was aware of a fatally flawed contract provision which required the vender to complete and Environmental Impact Study ("EIS") and Environmental Impact Report ("EIR") within a requisite 270 days (nine months). This restriction was, by admission of [REDACTED], an impossible task."

Financial Reporting Irregularities

This investigation began in approximately May of 2001, when [REDACTED], an Amtrak employee commented to [REDACTED] of the Inspector General's Audit Division that Amtrak employees were making numerous journal entries to the books to "hang up" expenses on the balance sheet or to move revenue implying that they were "cooking the books," creating the impression that Amtrak was meeting its budget targets.

GSA Gas Card Fraud

The Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigation ("OI"), received a call from the General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General, concering the inappropriate use of GSA gasoline credit cards which were assigned to Amtrak's [REDACTED] Yard [REDACTED]

Waste of Travel Funds

On May 20, 2008, the Office of the Inspector General, Office of Investigations ("IG"), received information from [REDACTED] that he had received invoices totalling $9659.30 from an Alltech contractor, [REDACTED], seeing re-imbursement from Amtrak.

P-card Misuse

The Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Investigations (OI), conducted an investigation concerning prohibited P-Card use for a two-night hotel stay at the Omni Berkshire Hotel in New York, New York. The hotel stay was on April 12 and 13, 2006, and totaled $609.78. The P-Card payment request was made by [REDACTED] according to a note on the request.

LSA Theft--February 26, 2008

During Lead Service Attendant ("LSA") packet reviews by the Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigations ("OI"), it was determined that packets belonging to [REDACTED] former LSA, had contained under reported sales amounts. The packets had been processed by Train Provision Management System ("TPMS") Clerks who had previously been implicated in activities designed to retain Amtrak funds for personal gain.

LSA Theft-February 26, 2008

During Lead Service Attendant ("LSA") packet reviews by the Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigations ("OI"), it was determined that packets belonging to [REDACTED] former LSA, had contained under reported sales amounts. The packets had been processed by Train Provision Management System ("TPMS") Clerks who had previously been implicated in activities designed to retain Amtrak funds for personal gain.

LSA Theft-January 24, 2008

During Lead Service Attendant ("LSA") packet reviews by the Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigations ("OI"), it was determined that packets belonging to [REDACTED] former LSA, had contained under reported sales amounts. The packets had been processed by Train Provision Management System ("TPMS") Clerks who had previously been implicated in activities designed to retain Amtrak funds for personal gain.