All Investigations Documents

November 09, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Doctor Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Involving Sober Homes and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

On November 9, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, announced that Doctor Joaquin Mendez was sentenced to 48 months in… Read more
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November 01, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS

On November 1, 2017, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County sentenced an Amtrak B&B Mechanic Foreman to 6-23 months of… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-308

October 12, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Former Employee Of Commercial Supply Company Gets A Year In Prison For Fraud, False Testimony Before Grand Jury

A former salesman at Bayway Lumber, a Linden, New Jersey, company that sold commercial and industrial products to numerous public and private… Read more
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October 12, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

AMTRAK SUPERINTENDENT OF TRANSPORTATION PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS TO OIG AGENTS IN INVESTIGATION OF CONTRACT STEERING

On October 12, 2017, Benjamin Sheets, Amtrak Superintendent of Transportation, Chicago Union Station, pleaded guilty to making false statements to… Read more
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October 10, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR VIOLATION OF POLICIES

On October 10, 2017, a Train Attendant in Miami, Florida, was terminated from employment for a violation of company policies. Our investigation… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-311

October 10, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

U.S. Attorney Reaches Settlement for False Claims Act Violations on Project Management Oversight Contract

Louis D. Lappen, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced today that the United States had reached a civil… Read more
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September 28, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

SENTENCING FOR EMPLOYEE CONVICTED OF POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE

On September 28, 2017, a former Amtrak baggage handler was sentenced in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, to 18 months… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-304
September 28, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Asplundh Tree Experts, Co. Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Employment Of Aliens

Asplundh Tree Experts, Co., one of the largest privately-held companies in the United States, headquartered in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (“Asplundh… Read more
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September 27, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

CONVICTION FOR THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

On September 27, 2017, a former Amtrak electrician pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to theft of Amtrak property. He was… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-306
August 09, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

TERMINATION FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS

We initiated an investigation after we received allegations that an Amtrak Locomotive Inspector in Los Angeles, California failed to report his… Read more
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OIG-WS-2017-312