Audits Press Releases

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August 07, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak has taken steps to track and report on grant funds it received through the CARES Act, but additional focus in three areas could reduce risk

For Immediate Release August 7, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak has committed to transparency and demonstrating fiscal responsibility over its use of… Read more
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July 06, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak cannot determine its police department’s size, composition without first determining its roles and priorities, OIG finds

For Immediate Release July 6, 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak has not reached a consensus on the role and priorities of its police department, and the… Read more
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April 20, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Improvements in Amtrak’s procurement practices could have saved nearly $10 million in fiscal year 2019

For Immediate Release April 20, 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General, in a new report released Friday, identified gaps in Amtrak’s… Read more
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January 23, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

New report: Amtrak’s shipping program faces security, operational weaknesses

For Immediate Release January 23, 2020   WASHINGTON – Security weaknesses in an Amtrak shipping program put employees, passengers, and the company’s… Read more
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January 23, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

New report finds Amtrak’s Acela 21 program at ‘significant risk’ of delays

For Immediate Release January 23, 2020   WASHINGTON – Slips in trainset manufacturer delivery dates and management weaknesses have caused delays in… Read more
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December 13, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak at risk of medical claim fraud, OIG finds

For Immediate Release December 13, 2019   WASHINGTON – Amtrak continues to have gaps in its controls to effectively identify potentially fraudulent… Read more
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October 25, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Weaknesses in Amtrak’s project management result in more than $10 million in costs not recovered on reimbursable projects, OIG finds

WASHINGTON – Amtrak will not recover more than $10 million on two of its reimbursable projects due to project management weaknesses, a new OIG report… Read more
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October 17, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Improved on-time performance could reduce Amtrak’s costs, increase revenue, new OIG report finds

WASHINGTON – Improvements in Amtrak’s on-time performance would result in millions of dollars in reduced costs and increased revenue, Amtrak’s OIG… Read more
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October 03, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

OIG finds weaknesses in Amtrak’s procurement card program

Amtrak’s procurement card program faces weaknesses in program oversight and training, an OIG report released Oct. 2 found.   Procurement cards are… Read more
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September 06, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Inefficiencies in Amtrak’s staffing practices result in increased costs, new Inspector General report finds

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has not systematically managed its workforce at its preventative maintenance facilities resulting in unnecessary costs, a new… Read more
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