All Investigations Documents

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
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OIG-WS-2018-321

April 12, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

FORMER AMTRAK EMPLOYEE CHARGED FOR BRIBERY

PHILADELPHIA – A former Amtrak employee was charged with one count of federal program bribery in U.S. District Court last week. According to court… Read more
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April 09, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Three plead guilty in Amtrak OIG-supported health care fraud investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – An owner of several shell companies purported to be laboratory marketing companies and two employees pleaded guilty to their… Read more
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April 09, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Sober homes owner sentenced in Amtrak OIG-supported health care fraud case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The owner of several now-defunct sober homes was sentenced to more than 5 years in prison and ordered to pay over $2 million… Read more
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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
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OIG-WS-2018-316

April 03, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Charges Allege Two Individuals And Their Companies Exploited The USDOT Disadvantaged Business Program

PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a bridge painting company and the project manager of another (and their corporations) were charged by a federal grand… Read more
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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
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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
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OIG-WS-2018-317

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
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OIG-WS-2018-320

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
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OIG-WS-2018-315