A cooperating witness reported that an Amtrak contractor received more than $72,000 worth of Amtrak credits to his personal credit cards. Agents substantiated this allegation through review of documents and interviews.
Tracking Number: I-09-006 | 08/16/2010
A source reported that an Amtrak passenger was traveling by using a non-active credit card over an 18 month period for $2,565 in lost revenue to Amtrak. Agents substantiated this allegation through review of documents and interviews.
Tracking Number: I-08-148 | 08/16/2010
The United States Marshal’s Service requested assistance in obtaining Amtrak ticketing documentation relative to an Amtrak passenger who was a defendant in an International child abuse prosecution.
Tracking Number: I-08-023 | 08/16/2010
The Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”), Office of Investigations (“OI”) received information that an Amtrak station clerk received tuition assistance from Amtrak to attend college while on a Medical Leave of Absence.
Tracking Number: I-10-073 | 08/16/2010
Sushil Sheth, a cardiologist, who surrendered his medical license, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for stealing approximately thirteen million dollars from Medicare and more than thirty other public and private health care insurance
Tracking Number: PR-006 | 08/10/2010
Amtrak Inspector General Ted Alves, in conjunction with United States Attorney Zane David Memeger of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced today the sentencing of George Susini, a former Amtrak contractor.
Tracking Number: PR-005 | 06/24/2010
The OIG received an allegation that a Providence Maintenance of Way Base employee was smoking marijuana during his shift. The allegation was referred to Amtrak’s Drug and Alcohol Programs Manager for investigation.
Tracking Number: I-10-031 | 06/17/2010
The OIG received information that a Providence Maintenance of Way Base employee had admitted marijuana use to a North Providence Police Officer during a traffic stop.
Tracking Number: I-10-041 | 06/17/2010
A source reported that refurbished tractors at Ivy City yards that were purchased from an outside vendor for $21,000 were unacceptable and unsafe. Interviews confirmed that the refurbished tractors were deficient.
Tracking Number: I-08-017 | 05/26/2010
A cooperating witness reported that a former Amtrak employee stole GSA fuel cards and used them to purchase fuel for other people. Agents worked with GSA OIG to substantiate the allegation through review of documents and interviews.
Tracking Number: I-09-009 | 05/03/2010