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MARKETER PLEADS GUILTY IN ILLEGAL KICKBACK SCHEME
Joshua Pearson, a marketer from St. George, Utah, pleaded guilty on October 22, 2019, in U.S. District Court, Central District of California, to receipt of illegal kickbacks related to a health care fraud scheme.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-320 | 10/20/2019
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.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-301 | 10/10/2019
FORMER ROAD MECHANIC INELIGIBLE FOR REHIRE AFTER ENGAGING IN OUTSIDE WORK DURING AMTRAK SHIFTS
A former Road Mechanic based in Providence, Rhode Island, resigned from employment in March 2019 during the course of our investigation, which revealed the employee violated company policies by leaving his work site to engage in outside employment
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-302 | 10/06/2019
SCHEME TO DEFRAUD AMTRAK RESULTS IN GUILTY PLEA AND FORFEITURE
Christian Newby, 31, of Milan, Michigan, pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Michigan to charges of wire fraud, unlawful possession of a firearm by a drug user, and aggravated identity theft on August 14, 2019.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-324 | 09/26/2019
THREE EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR VIOLATION OF COMPANY POLICIES, RECEIVING UNAUTHORIZED PAY
Three Amtrak employees in Los Angeles, California, were terminated from employment on May 15, 2019, June 19, 2019, and September 5, 2019, following administrative hearings for violating company policies.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-323 | 09/05/2019
FLORIDA RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY TO HEALTHCARE FRAUD
Three Florida residents pleaded guilty in June and July 2019 in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, to criminal charges related to healthcare fraud as the result of an Amtrak OIG-supported investigation.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-325 | 07/23/2019
FORMER EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS
A former Amtrak Maintainer was sentenced to 12 months of probation on July 19, 2019, in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for advertising the sale of drug paraphernalia.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-322 | 07/19/2019
ELECTRICIAN RESIGNS FOR CONDUCTING SIDE JOBS DURING AMTRAK SHIFTS
An Amtrak Electrician in Providence, Rhode Island, resigned from employment on July 10, 2019, following our investigation, which revealed the employee violated company policies by engaging in outside employment multiple times per week for several
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-319 | 07/10/2019
TWO EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR VIOLATION OF COMPANY POLICY
An Amtrak Trainer was terminated from employment on May 7, 2019, and an Amtrak Foreman was terminated on May 17, 2019, after our investigation determined both employees violated company policy.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-317 | 07/09/2019
EMPLOYEE RESIGNS AFTER ADMISSION OF ENGAGING IN OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT WHILE ON FMLA LEAVE
An Amtrak employee in Chicago, Illinois, resigned from employment on July 5, 2019, following our investigation, which revealed the employee violated company policies by engaging in outside employment while taking leave from the company under the F
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-318 | 07/05/2019