Management & Operations

2 Amtrak employees charged in overtime fraud scheme

Posted on July 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Amtrak workers were charged with fraud on an agency receiving federal funds and theft of government property for billing the company for more than 900 overtime hours they didn't work, NBC New York reports.

Richard Vogel, who has worked for Amtrak for 39 years and supervises 35 employees in Amtrak's New York division, allegedly billed Amtrak for about $71,000, including 688 overtime hours and 41 regular hours he didn't work from November 2015 to June 2016.

Related: Icomera to equip Amtrak Wi-Fi

Donald Harper, who supervises 19 employees and has worked at Amtrak since 1990, allegedly billed Amtrak for more than $20,000, including 192 overtime hours and about 28 regular hours. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Study explores how to attract, retain women in transportation industry

Women accounted for less than 15% of the total transportation workforce in 2017, according to data.

Report says NY MTA misled public for years about subway delays

MTA said "report is more history and politics than news, focusing on rejected practices of the past while glossing over recent reforms."

Tolar receives 3rd consecutive multi-year DART shelter contract

Company has developed a customized SmartPlace™ transit shelter solution that includes real-time passenger information.

MV partners with Latinos in Transit to promote industry diversity

LIT members are public and private sector transportation professionals from across the U.S.

TriMet names new chief operating officer

Sam Desue Jr. brings more than 22 years of public and private transportation experience, including KCATA and Pierce Transit. 

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation