NEW YORK RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY IN AMTRAK EVOUCHER SCAM
Lamont Brown, a resident of Brooklyn, NY, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, on October 10, 2019, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, for his involvement in an Amtrak eVoucher scheme. Brown and his co-conspirators used stolen credit card information to make unauthorized purchases of Amtrak tickets and then cancelled or exchanged those tickets for eVouchers. Subsequently, they sold the fraudulently obtained eVouchers on the internet. Brown’s sentencing is pending.