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

Amtrak names new president/CEO

To ensure a smooth transition, Richard Anderson will serve in a co-CEO capacity with current CEO Wick Moorman through Dec. 31, 2017, at which time Moorman will become an advisor to the company.

Toronto Transit Commission wins APTA's top transit agency award

Named Outstanding Public Transportation System for 2017, the TTC last won the award in 1986.

Lhota named chairman of N.Y. MTA

Lhota previously served as the chairman of the board and CEO of the MTA.

Stantec to aquire RNL Design

Large-scale projects in the RNL’s portfolio include the Research Support Facility at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colo. — the first Net Zero Energy project of its kind.

Minn. Metro Transit shutting down part of light rail system for 11 days

Maintenance project includes replacing sections of tracks, upgrading switches, and repairing concrete and overhead wires.

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

Please sign in or register to .    Close