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March 27, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

VIOLATION OF AMTRAK EMPLOYEE RAIL PASS

On January 23, 2017, an Amtrak ticket agent was arrested on state charges related to defrauding Amtrak of goods and services obtained through Amtrak’... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-513
March 3, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

We initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak employee had an undisclosed personal relationship with an employee of an Amtrak... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-507
February 7, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

FUEL CARD MISUSE

We initiated a joint investigation with the Amtrak Police Department and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-508
January 13, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

TWO EMPLOYEES TERMINATED AND EIGHT OTHERS SUSPENDED FOR VIOLATIONS OF AMTRAK POLICIES

We initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak supervisor may have been involved with improprieties related to his position. While the... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-525
January 9, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

VIOLATION OF AMTRAK STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE

On November 22, 2016, an Amtrak baggage handler was terminated from the company for stealing an Amtrak freight shipment. Our investigation revealed... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-504
January 9, 2017  |  Investigative Summaries

UNAUTHORIZED LEAVE OF ABSENCE/FORGERY

On December 7, 2016, an Amtrak assistant yardmaster was terminated as a result of an unauthorized leave of absence. Our investigation confirmed that... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-524
December 22, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

RULES AND SIGNALS TESTS

In August 2015, we received a complaint of “widespread” cheating on the federally mandated rules and signals tests that are required of all train... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-509
December 21, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

CONTRACTOR BACKGROUND CHECKS

We initiated an investigation to determine if an Amtrak contractor, its employee, or both, violated Amtrak’s Contractor Background Checks policy... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2017-506
December 9, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

On November 17, 2016, two former Amtrak electricians pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to felony theft of Amtrak copper... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-501
December 9, 2016  |  Investigative Summaries

FUEL CARD MISUSE

We initiated an investigation into allegations that an Amtrak Engineering and Traction Lineman was misusing a government fleet fuel card assigned to... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-I-2016-529

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