NEW YORK RESIDENT SENTENCED IN AMTRAK EVOUCHER SCAM
Adam Micek, of Queens, New York, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, on November 12, 2020, to a prison term of time served, probation for 36-months and was ordered to pay restitution of $132,787. Micek previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his involvement in an Amtrak eVoucher scheme. Our investigation found that Micek 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.