NEW YORK RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO FALSIFYING APPLICANT’S PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST RESULTS
Michael Hollingsworth, a resident of New York, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on November 19, 2019, for accepting a gratuity in return for his involvement in falsifying an Amtrak pre-employment drug test. According to the indictment, Hollingsworth worked as a drug test sample collector. He received cash from an Amtrak job applicant to submit a fraudulent sample to ensure the applicant passed Amtrak’s drug screening requirement. Hollingsworth will be sentenced at a later date.