Investigations Press Release
United States Attorney Bill Nettles today announced the indictment and arrest of James Duvall Love, 33, and Deon Dovell Roberts, 34, for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, causing a train wreck, and unlawful interference with a train operat
We conducted an investigation of an Amtrak executive based on multiple allegations involving nepotism in hiring practices, steering of contracts to a particular vendor, and using an Amtrak contractor who later became a full-time employee to assist
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2015-506 | 04/14/2015
We received an anonymous complaint that the spouse of an Amtrak executive had been convicted of embezzling funds from a non-profit organization and sentenced to incarceration and a substantial restitution -- which we later confirmed.
Tracking Number: DC-15-0114-O | 03/29/2015
We conducted an investigation of a Track Supervisor to determine if he made fraudulent purchases on an Amtrak PCard, conducted private business on company time, or used an Amtrak vehicle for personal business.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2015-505 | 03/24/2015
We received a complaint that new hires in the Mechanical Engineering Department in the Delaware shops were assigned multiple mentors so that employees could receive extra pay for mentoring.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2015-510 | 03/03/2015
An Amtrak machinist ordered goods from Amtrak’s Work Management System that he did not need to fulfill his job duties.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-516 | 03/02/2015
An investigation of suspected fraudulent fuel activity on company issued fuel cards revealed that an Amtrak employee made $9,927 in fuel purchases while on leave. The employee was purchasing fuel for personal vehicles.
Tracking Number: CASE OIG-I-2015-509 | 02/19/2015
An Amtrak employee used an Amtrak fuel card to purchase more than $2,000 in fuel for his personal vehicles. He was arrested on May 27, 2014, and charged with Theft in Bucks County Pennsylvania.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2015-502 | 11/17/2014
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