We investigated a complaint that a contractor, responsible for servicing fire extinguishers on Amtrak’s properties in Los Angeles, was not providing the contracted services.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2015-501 | 09/30/2014
A secretary to a Train and Engine crew regularly provided confidential Passenger Name Reservation (PNR) information to US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents without seeking approval from Amtrak management or the Amtrak Polic
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2014‑513 | 09/29/2014
We received an anonymous report that an employee consistently left the jobsite without authorization during the workday to work out at a local health club facility.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2014-515 | 09/29/2014
We received an anonymous report that a safety officer had an extensive criminal history with numerous felony convictions that were not disclosed to Amtrak on his application.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2014-518 | 09/29/2014
An employee, who regularly traveled the trains, submitted 211 meal checks totaling $3316 for expenses he did not incur.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2014-514 | 09/29/2014
We conducted two separate investigations on employees who reportedly forged “Treating Physician Medical Status Report Statement of Disability” forms.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2014-520 AND OIG –I-2014-519 | 09/29/2014
A Passenger Engineer Trainee input hours that he did not work into Amtrak’s Paperless Time Ticket Computer System.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-522 | 09/01/2014
Our investigation disclosed that an Assistant Conductor failed to remit cash and credit card payment for 414 tickets valued at $24,908. The employee resigned when presented with notice of a formal administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-521 | 08/20/2014
A man who claimed to be picking up a passenger at Amtrak’s Providence Rhode Island train station requested reimbursement of $6,380 in medical bills that he stated he incurred as a result of a fall at the station.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-517 | 07/15/2014
Investigations Press Release
Nikolaos Frangos, 38, George Capuzello , 42, both of Campbell, Ohio, and Mikhail Zubialevich, a/k/a "Russian Mike," 41, of Princeton, New Jersey were charged by indictment, unsealed today, in a conspiracy related to the disturbance of pr