FORMER EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR THEFT OF GOVERNMENT FUNDS
On January 18, 2018, a former Amtrak Customer Service Representative in Indianapolis, Indiana, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of theft of government funds, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 641. Our investigation determined that the former employee falsified her application for food stamp benefits while employed by Amtrak. The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ordered her to pay $69,091 in restitution to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and sentenced her to two years of probation.