An Amtrak Foreman was terminated from employment on June 18, 2021, for misusing a General Services Administration (GSA) fuel card in violation of Amtrak policy.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-341 | 06/18/2021
An Amtrak sheet metal worker/mechanic based in Chicago, Illinois, was terminated from employment on June 18, 2021, following his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-344 | 06/18/2021
FORMER ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT TO OBTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
Robert Barrows, a former Amtrak Assistant Conductor, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, on June 17, 2021, to making a false statement to obtain federal employee’s compensation in 2016.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-338 | 06/17/2021
Jonathan Lasko, a resident of Hollywood, Florida, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of
the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for Palm Beach County on June 15, 2021, to charges related
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-346 | 06/15/2021
Jean Francois Picard, a medical marketer based in Los Angeles, was sentenced in United States District Court, Southern District of California, on June 14, 2021, to 10 months in prison and three years of probation for payment of illegal remuneratio
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-339 | 06/14/2021
Investigations Press Release
For Immediate Release:
June 11, 2021
SANTA ANA, California – A former California chiropractor was found guilty Tuesday of several federal criminal charges related to a $2.2 million health care fraud scheme.
An Amtrak coach cleaner based in Chicago, Illinois, was terminated from employment on June 10, 2021, following his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-340 | 06/10/2021
A former Amtrak electrician in Chicago pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to Financial Institution Fraud on June 9, 2021.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-336 | 06/09/2021
Joshua Pearson, a marketer from St. George, Utah, was sentenced on June 3, 2021, in U.S. District Court, Central District of California, to three years probation, six months home confinement, and was ordered to forfeit $1,250,000.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-337 | 06/03/2021
Lamont Brown, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, on June 2, 2021, to a prison term of time served, probation for 36-months and was ordered to pay restitution of $97,210 to Amtrak.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-335 | 06/02/2021