An Amtrak service/train attendant based in New Orleans was terminated from employment on October 29, 2021, following her administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2022-302 | 10/29/2021
An Amtrak supervisor based in Philadelphia resigned from his position on October 25, 2021, following the issuance of our investigative report.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2022-301 | 10/25/2021
Investigations Press Release
Amtrak OIG-supported investigation leads to prison time, $11.7 million in restitution, including more than $768,000 to Amtrak, for California pharmacist’s health care fraud scheme
For Immediate Release:
October 7, 2021
John Flores, a former Amtrak reservation sales agent based in Riverside, California, pleaded guilty on September 29, 2021 in U.S. District Court, Central District of California, to theft from programs receiving federal funds.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-359 | 09/29/2021
Judy Azar, a medical assistant based in Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Central District of California, on September 24, 2021, to health care fraud, bank fraud, identity theft and tax fraud.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-360 | 09/24/2021
An Amtrak Sheetmetal Worker Mechanic based in Beech Grove, Indiana, resigned from the company on September 14, 2021, following the release of our investigative report.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-354 | 09/14/2021
Phong Hung Tran, a licensed physician and surgeon in the state of California, was sentenced in United States District Court, Southern District of California, on September 13, 2021, to time served, two years’ probation and 12 months of home confine
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-355 | 09/13/2021
Joseph Kieffer, a marketer from Los Angeles, was sentenced on September 8, 2021, in U.S.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-353 | 09/08/2021
An Amtrak passenger conductor based in Florence, South Carolina, was terminated from employment on September 2, 2021, following his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-350 | 09/02/2021
An Amtrak senior manager based in Beech Grove, Indiana, was terminated from employment on August 30, 2021.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-349 | 08/30/2021