We received an allegation that a passenger engineer on the Long Distance Business Line in Amtrak’s Central Region was using his cell phone while operating Amtrak locomotives.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-511 | 05/06/2014
A former Amtrak ticket clerk was charged with extensive disability insurance fraud in San Diego Superior Court.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-510 | 05/06/2014
We received information from Amtrak’s Chief Information Security Officer that Amtrak computers were inappropriately used to access pornography, including possible child pornography.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-509 | 05/06/2014
In conjunction with the Department of Transportation OIG, we investigated allegations that a former employee of an Amtrak contractor falsified his engineering credentials.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-508 | 05/06/2014
An Amtrak Train Attendant reported an on the job injury over two months after the alleged event, claiming she tripped and fell while climbing the stairway aboard her assigned car. The employee filed a civil suit for $300,000.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-507 | 05/06/2014
We received an allegation of numerous improprieties regarding the contracting of 25 sleeper cars, 25 diner cars, 25 baggage/dorm cars and 55 baggage cars totaling $298,132,648.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-506 | 05/06/2014
Our investigation disclosed that an Amtrak cashier pocketed some cash deposits. This cashier was responsible for reconciling cash deposits from lead service attendants upon completion of their run.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-505 | 05/05/2014
OI found that a ticket agent was improperly using E-Vouchers to steal money from Amtrak. An E-Voucher is automatically created for a ticketed passenger when the passenger fails to board their train.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-503 | 02/26/2014
OI conducted an investigation into an allegation that employees of the Los Angeles yard were receiving overtime pay for overtime that was not worked. We selected for review, three employees of the Los Angeles yard.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-504 | 02/26/2014