Investigations Press Release
Amtrak OIG-supported investigation leads to guilty pleas in $14 million health care fraud, kickback scheme
For Immediate Release
February 11, 2021
A Senior Engineer was terminated on February 5, 2021, for violating company policies by downloading and viewing pornographic material from various websites and viewing videos that were stored on a USB storage device connected to his company-owned
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-321 | 02/05/2021
Two Amtrak coach cleaners based in Sanford, Florida, resigned from the company on January 21, 2021, prior to their administrative hearings.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-320 | 01/21/2021
Marc Hoang, a Pharmacist based in West Covina, California, pleaded guilty in United States District Court, Central District of California, on October 26, 2020, to making a false statement related to a health care fraud investigation.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-325 | 01/13/2021
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, to theft of government funds on January 12, 2021.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-323 | 01/12/2021
An Amtrak carman based in Beech Grove, Indiana, was terminated from employment on January 9, 2021, following his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-319 | 01/09/2021
An Amtrak yard conductor based in Washington, DC, resigned from the company on December 31, 2020, prior to his administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-316 | 12/31/2020
An Amtrak Police Department employee resigned on December 15, 2020, in lieu of a disciplinary hearing for violating various company policies.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-314 | 12/15/2020
A Lead Service Agent, based in New York City, resigned on December 12, 2020, prior to her disciplinary hearing for violating Amtrak policies by adding tips to at least two Café Car credit card transaction receipts without the knowledge or authoriz
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-312 | 12/12/2020
Two senior Amtrak Information Technology employees were terminated on December 11, 2020 for violating company policies by (1) steering contracts to close personal friends; (2) failing to disclose relationships between company employees and vendors
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2021-311 | 12/10/2020