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.
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