All Investigations Documents

April 09, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Three plead guilty in Amtrak OIG-supported health care fraud investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – An owner of several shell companies purported to be laboratory marketing companies and two employees pleaded guilty to their… Read more
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April 05, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE RESIGNS FOR THEFT OF CASH

A ticket agent resigned on April 5, 2018, prior to an administrative hearing, for stealing money from a cash drawer at Amtrak’s Los Angeles Union… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-333

April 04, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEES TERMINATED, SUSPENDED AFTER VIOLATING COMPANY POLICIES

A Baggage Foreman in Newark, New Jersey, was terminated from employment March 21, 2018, and an Usher/Gateman in Wilmington, Delaware, received a… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-316

April 03, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Charges Allege Two Individuals And Their Companies Exploited The USDOT Disadvantaged Business Program

PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a bridge painting company and the project manager of another (and their corporations) were charged by a federal grand… Read more
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March 27, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE SUSPENDED FOR INAPPROPRIATE SOCIAL MEDIA POST

An employee in Perryville, Maryland, received a 10-day suspension March 27, 2018, after posting an image on social media that violated company policy… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-318

March 26, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FROM EMPLOYMENT FOR THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

A Carman Journeyman in Chicago, Illinois, was terminated from employment March 26, 2018, following an administrative hearing for stealing Amtrak… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-317

March 20, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE OF PASSENGER INFORMATION

Two Customer Service Representatives were terminated from employment on March 20, 2018, and March 21, 2018, in Joliet, Illinois and Omaha, Nebraska,… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-320

March 20, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

YARD ENGINEER RESIGNS AFTER FAILING TO REPORT CRIMINAL HISTORY

An Amtrak Yard Engineer in Washington, D.C., resigned on March 20, 2018, in lieu of an administrative hearing after failing to report two prior… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-315

February 28, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

FOUR EMPLOYEES RESIGN FOR THEFT OF CASH

Four ticket agents resigned in February and March 2018, prior to their administrative hearings, for stealing money from their cash drawers at Amtrak’… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-319

February 27, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

FORMER EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR FALSE STATEMENTS TO AMTRAK OIG AGENTS IN INVESTIGATION OF CONTRACT STEERING

A former Amtrak Superintendent of Transportation at Chicago Union Station, Benjamin Sheets, was sentenced on February 27, 2018, in the Federal… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-314