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New York Resident Sentenced in Amtrak Evoucher Scam

Report Description: 

Lamont Brown, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, on June 2, 2021, to a prison term of time served, probation for 36-months and was ordered to pay restitution of $97,210 to Amtrak. Brown previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his involvement in an Amtrak eVoucher scheme. Our investigation found that Brown and his co-conspirators used stolen credit card information to make unauthorized purchases of Amtrak tickets, canceled or exchanged those tickets for eVouchers, and then sold the fraudulently obtained eVouchers on the internet.

Submitting OIG-Specific Report Number: 

OIG-WS-2021-335

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