Audits Press Releases

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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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July 31, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

New Report Finds Improved Inventory Practices Could Help Amtrak Better Manage Equipment

WASHINGTON – Amtrak could better manage its maintenance-of-way and rolling stock equipment if it implemented better internal controls, a recently… Read more
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July 25, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Passengers, employees at risk due to longstanding security weaknesses at Washington Union Station, Ivy City Yard says Amtrak’s OIG

WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s longstanding security weaknesses at Washington Union Station and Ivy City Yard put employees and passengers at risk a new… Read more
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February 08, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak has opportunities to improve private railcar management, business practices

WASHINGTON –Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General found longstanding management weaknesses in the company’s transport program for privately-owned… Read more
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November 13, 2018 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak OIG finds cost reduction opportunities in Amtrak’s service and inspection activities

WASHINGTON –Amtrak has opportunities to reduce the cost of performing service and inspection activities by adjusting workloads, staffing, and better… Read more
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November 06, 2018 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak OIG finds inefficiencies in employee background check processes

WASHINGTON –Amtrak has improved its background check process for new hires, but still faces challenges with oversight and implementation, according… Read more
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