Federal Railroad Administration Suspends Former Amtrak Contracting Officer
A former Amtrak employee was suspended by the Federal Railroad Administration from participation in federal procurement and non-procurement programs June 1. Timothy Miller, a former lead contract administrator with Amtrak, pleaded guilty to one count of federal program bribery in U.S. District Court in April for awarding several contracts worth more than $7.6 million to a small manufacturing firm in exchange for approximately $20,000 in bribes, trips, and other items of value. If convicted , he could face a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and three years of supervised release.
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