EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR STEALING CUSTOMER PROPERTY FROM LOST AND FOUND
An Amtrak baggageman based in Chicago, Illinois, was terminated from employment on November 3, 2020, following his administrative hearing. On September 14, 2020, we were notified that the former employee had been arrested for offenses which included Identity Theft. At the time of his arrest, he was in possession of 21 Social Security cards and 13 state and government-issued identification cards belonging to 21 different individuals. Our investigation found that of the 21 individuals’ identification documents in his possession, 19 were previously located in the Chicago Union Station lost and found or were reported lost on Amtrak trains.