FORMER ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR SENTENCED IN A TIME AND ATTENDANCE FRAUD SCHEME
Michael Devine, a former Fire, Life and Safety Assistant Supervisor based in New York, was found guilty on March 15, 2023, of one count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree after a three-day bench trial in the Supreme Court of the State of New York. On April 27, 2023, Devine was sentenced to 400 hours community service and ordered to pay restitution of $2,685 to Amtrak. Devine created counterfeit Amtrak badges for himself and other employees and participated in a scheme with co-workers to use these fake badges and/or their official Amtrak badges to “swipe” each other in and out on Amtrak’s time and attendance machines. Devine resigned on December 10, 2021, and is ineligible for rehire.