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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.

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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.

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