A Crew Management Representative based in Wilmington, Delaware, violated company policy by working at her personally owned business between August 25, 2022, and February 13, 2023, while she was on leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) an
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-334 | 06/01/2023
An Amtrak Assistant Passenger Conductor based in Denver, Colorado, was terminated from employment on May 25, 2023, following his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-339 | 05/25/2023
A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to charges of Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, on May 17, 2023.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-335 | 05/17/2023
EMPLOYEE RESIGNS PRIOR TO ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING FOR ENGAGING IN OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT WHILE ON MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE
An Amtrak Electrical Journeyman based in Miami, Florida, resigned from his position on May 16, 2023, prior to his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-347 | 05/16/2023
Peter Port, a resident of Palm Beach County, Florida, pleaded guilty on May 10, 2023, in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, to Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-344 | 05/10/2023
Ketrick Barron, a former Amtrak General Foreman, based in Washington, D.C., was sentenced on May 9, 2023, to three years’ probation and ordered to pay restitution of $6,580 to Amtrak. On February 21, 2023, Barron pleaded guilty in U.S.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-333 | 05/09/2023
The owner of a company contracted to do work for Amtrak signed a pre-trial diversion agreement on May 8, 2023, in Marion County Superior Court, Indiana.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-338 | 05/08/2023
Investigations Press Release
For Immediate Release
April 27, 2023
Michael Ligotti, D.O., of Delray Beach, Florida, pleaded guilty on October 4, 2022, to conspiring to commit health care fraud for his participation in a $681 million years-long health care fraud scheme throughout Palm Beach County, billing for fra
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-332 | 04/27/2023
Michael Devine, a former Fire, Life and Safety Assistant Supervisor based in New York, was found guilty on March 15, 2023, of one count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree after a three-day bench trial in the Supreme Court of the State of New Yo
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2023-331 | 04/27/2023