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
Our investigation revealed that an Amtrak employee used her Amtrak Procurement Card (PCard) to reserve a conference room at the Union Station Business Center.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-502 | 01/28/2014
OI conducted an investigation of overbilling on the Amtrak Sanford Station Renovation Project. OI found that a contractor billed Amtrak for 15.75 hours that were not supported by documentation.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-501 | 01/06/2014
OI found that a former Amtrak executive, hired as an Independent Contractor, requested and received “unclaimed” hotel reward points for Amtrak conferences and training events.
Tracking Number: DC-13-0020 | 10/30/2013