Investigative Summaries

August 23, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE TERMINATED FOR THEFT OF COMPANY FUNDS

An Amtrak Extra Board Lead Service Attendant in Chicago, Illinois, was terminated from employment on August 23, 2018, following an administrative… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-329

August 14, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

ONE EMPLOYEE TERMINATED, ANOTHER RESIGNED FOR IMPROPER ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS

An Amtrak Trainmaster was terminated from his position on August 14, 2018, and an Amtrak executive resigned from his position in lieu of termination… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-328

July 25, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

PODIATRIST PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD

A podiatrist pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to conspiracy to commit health care fraud, money… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-330

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