The Office of Investigations mission is to detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse in the programs and operations of Amtrak. Our goal is to preserve and protect the integrity of company programs and operations. The office accomplishes the goal by investigating allegations concerning potential criminal, civil or administrative violations, conducting fraud awareness training to alert employees, contractors and grantees to fraudulent schemes and conducting proactive investigations to identify fraudulent activity.
The office’s priorities are to investigate procurement and contract fraud, investigate serious misconduct by employees and prevent fraud by providing fraud awareness training and conducting proactive investigations.
The office refers the results of our investigations to the U.S. Department of Justice for criminal and civil action and to the company for administrative action.
Organization and Staffing
Adrienne R. Rish is the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. The office has a staff of 21 and locations in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.