EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT OF PROPERTY, SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR PROBATION, ORDERED TO PAY $56,297 RESTITUTION
A former Carman/Welder in Beech Grove, Indiana, pleaded guilty in United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, to theft of property on July 17, 2020. The former employee was sentenced to one-year probation, a $4,000 fine and ordered to pay $56,297 in restitution to Amtrak. Our investigation found the employee stole power tools and scrap metal from the company and sold it for his personal gain. The employee previously resigned from the company on April 28, 2017, immediately prior to his administrative hearing.