Investigative Summaries

June 22, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR VIOLATION OF COMPANY POLICY

An Amtrak Food Specialist in Los Angeles, California, was terminated from employment following an administrative hearing June 22, 2018, for violating… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-327

June 18, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR FAILURE TO REPORT DRUG CONVICTION

An Amtrak Foreman was terminated from employment on June 18, 2018, after a hearing officer found that he violated the company’s Standards of… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-325

June 13, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR TAKING UNAUTHORIZED LEAVE AND FAILING TO COOPERATE WITH INVESTIGATORS

An Amtrak electrician with the Mechanical department was terminated from employment on June 13, 2018, after a hearing officer found that he violated… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-326

May 24, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

SUPERVISOR TERMINATED FOR TIME AND ATTENDANCE FRAUD

An Amtrak Track Supervisor in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, was terminated from employment following an administrative hearing on May 24, 2018, for… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-324

May 11, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

SECURITY CONSULTING FIRM ABSG CONSULTING, INC., AGREES TO PAY $650,000 TO RESOLVE FALSE CLAIMS ACT ACTION

ABSG Consulting, Inc., has agreed to pay the United States $650,000 to resolve an allegation that it knowingly submitted false claims to Amtrak in… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-323

April 25, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

THREE EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR USING IMPROPERLY OBTAINED PARKING PASSES

Three employees were terminated from employment on April 25, 2018, for violating company policy by using improperly obtained parking passes to avoid… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-322

April 19, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

AMTRAK CONTRACTING OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY IN $7.6M BRIBERY SCHEME

PHILADELPHIA – A former Amtrak employee pleaded guilty to one count of federal program bribery April 19, 2018, in U.S. District Court. According to… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-321

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
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-316

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
Tracking Number

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
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-317