Investigative Summaries

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

May 01, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

REVIEW OF POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

We identified a potential conflict of interest issue involving a former member of the Amtrak Board of Directors who had previously been a management… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2019-302

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 05, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE RESIGNS FOR THEFT OF CASH

A ticket agent resigned on April 5, 2018, prior to an administrative hearing, for stealing money from a cash drawer at Amtrak’s Los Angeles Union… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-333

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

March 20, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

YARD ENGINEER RESIGNS AFTER FAILING TO REPORT CRIMINAL HISTORY

An Amtrak Yard Engineer in Washington, D.C., resigned on March 20, 2018, in lieu of an administrative hearing after failing to report two prior… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-315

March 20, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE OF PASSENGER INFORMATION

Two Customer Service Representatives were terminated from employment on March 20, 2018, and March 21, 2018, in Joliet, Illinois and Omaha, Nebraska,… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-WS-2018-320