A Computer Tech based in Bear, Delaware, violated Amtrak policies by conducting consultation work for a travel agency while using company equipment and resources on company time.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-319 | 03/16/2020
A former Los Angeles-based Amtrak employee was sentenced in Los Angeles Municipal Court on March 13, 2020, to three years of probation, ordered to pay $34,030 in restitution to Amtrak, and to complete 90 days of community service.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2019-317 | 03/13/2020
Adam Micek, a resident of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, on February 20, 2020, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his involvement in an Amtrak eVoucher scheme.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-314 | 02/20/2020
Twenty-one Amtrak machinists and supervisors were coached and counseled between October 31, 2019 and February 16, 2020, after our investigation determined the employees received temporary pay increases they were not entitled to.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-315 | 02/16/2020
Investigations Press Release
Amtrak OIG investigation leads to prison sentence, $2.68 million restitution payment for fraudster who bilked millions from Amtrak’s insurance plan
For Immediate Release
February 5, 2020
An Amtrak Passenger Conductor in Los Angeles, California, was terminated from employment on January 23, 2020, following the employee’s administrative hearing for violating company policy.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-313 | 01/23/2020
EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR SOLICITING MONEY, ACCEPTING GIFTS FROM CONTRACTOR; ANOTHER REPRIMANDED FOR MISUSE OF COMPANY PROPERTY
An Amtrak senior employee in Los Angeles, California, was terminated from employment on January 21, 2020, and a Los Angeles-based senior employee in Mechanical Operations was issued a written reprimand on the same date following the issuance of ou
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-316 | 01/21/2020
Ryan Taylor Minter, of Calumet City, Illinois, pleaded guilty in the Central District of Illinois to charges of wire fraud on December 20, 2019.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-312 | 01/17/2020
THREE EMPLOYEES TERMINATED, TWO RESIGN FOR VIOLATION OF COMPANY POLICY RELATED TO A MEDICAL FRAUD SCHEME
Three Chicago-based employees were terminated from employment on December 20 and December 23, 2019, and two more resigned on December 18, 2019 and January 2, 2020, in lieu of termination prior to their administrative hearings.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-311 | 01/16/2020
A Reservation Sales Agent based in Philadelphia was terminated from employment on December 23, 2019, for submitting falsified medical documentation to extend her medical leave of absence.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-310 | 01/07/2020