Our investigation disclosed that an Assistant Conductor failed to remit cash and credit card payment for 414 tickets valued at $24,908. The employee resigned when presented with notice of a formal administrative hearing.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-521 | 08/20/2014
A man who claimed to be picking up a passenger at Amtrak’s Providence Rhode Island train station requested reimbursement of $6,380 in medical bills that he stated he incurred as a result of a fall at the station.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-517 | 07/15/2014
Investigations Press Release
Nikolaos Frangos, 38, George Capuzello , 42, both of Campbell, Ohio, and Mikhail Zubialevich, a/k/a "Russian Mike," 41, of Princeton, New Jersey were charged by indictment, unsealed today, in a conspiracy related to the disturbance of pr
We received an allegation that a passenger engineer on the Long Distance Business Line in Amtrak’s Central Region was using his cell phone while operating Amtrak locomotives.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-511 | 05/06/2014
A former Amtrak ticket clerk was charged with extensive disability insurance fraud in San Diego Superior Court.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-510 | 05/06/2014
We received information from Amtrak’s Chief Information Security Officer that Amtrak computers were inappropriately used to access pornography, including possible child pornography.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-509 | 05/06/2014
In conjunction with the Department of Transportation OIG, we investigated allegations that a former employee of an Amtrak contractor falsified his engineering credentials.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-508 | 05/06/2014
An Amtrak Train Attendant reported an on the job injury over two months after the alleged event, claiming she tripped and fell while climbing the stairway aboard her assigned car. The employee filed a civil suit for $300,000.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-507 | 05/06/2014
We received an allegation of numerous improprieties regarding the contracting of 25 sleeper cars, 25 diner cars, 25 baggage/dorm cars and 55 baggage cars totaling $298,132,648.
Tracking Number: OIG-I-2014-506 | 05/06/2014