FRAUD: Overtime Fraud and Abuse by Amtrak’s Mid-Atlantic Communications and Signals Department Employees
The Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG) received information from a confidential source alleging payroll fraud in the form of unworked overtime paid to certain Amtrak employees.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2012-018 | 09/04/2012
OIG investigation disclosed that several Amtrak employees and entities acted inappropriately in a concerted effort to influence the procurement process and decisions involved in that process on a multi-year contract involving expenditures in exces
Tracking Number: PA-11-0240 | 07/24/2012
Based on information received by Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman, the OIG, Amtrak Police Department, and Amtrak management coordinated an investigation of illegal drug and alcohol use on Amtrak trains.
Tracking Number: DC-11-0338 | 07/16/2012
OIG investigation disclosed that an Amtrak employee circumvented a company business practice intended to limit the tenure of independent contractors to 2 years.
Tracking Number: DC-11-0291 | 06/10/2012
WASHINGTON - A former Amtrak contractor has pled guilty to a charge of second-degree theft for repeatedly using an Amtrak business pass for personal travel, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr.
The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that it has entered into a settlement with Drummac, Inc.
A former Amtrak contractor was arrested today for illegally using an Amtrak Business Rail Pass to obtain over 50 tickets during and after his assignment with Amtrak.
An on-duty Amtrak ticket agent was arrested in April 2011 based on a warrant from Baltimore County, MD. The arrest warrant was for a failure to appear on a previous charge of obtaining money under false pretenses.
Tracking Number: DC-11-0115 | 01/02/2012
Using a counterfeit travel voucher, a former Amtrak OIG contractor illegally traveled on Amtrak over a period of 14 months.