On October 14, Philly-Wide Interiors, Inc. (PWI) and its owner, Daniel Pellicciotti, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia to bribery of a public official.
On August 20, 2014, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) paid the United States $4.2 million.
James Garcia, a Yellow Cab driver in Chicago, IL, was ordered by a U.S. District Court judge in Chicago to pay $27,000 in restitution for taking part in a conspiracy to defraud the Chicago Transit Authority.
On April 16, 2014, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) debarred Fusella Group, LLC; Alpine Investment Group, Inc.; Vincent Fusella, Jr.; Gerardo Fusella; and Willie Spikes, from participating in federally funded activities. The debarments wer
Rick Clark, a Yellow Cab driver in Chicago, IL, was ordered by a U.S. District Court judge in Chicago, to spend 33 months in jail and pay $41,100 in restitution to the Chicago Transit Authority for making fraudulent voucher purchases.
On March 5, 2013, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Office of Inspector General’s top 10 recommendations for the Department of Transportation.
We sent our response to Senator Ron Johnson and Senator Charles E. Grassley regarding their February 27, 2015, request that we provide the status of OIG open audit recommendations.
IMPACT Magazine is intended to provide an annual behind-the-scenes look at some of the more significant investigations conducted by DOT OIG special agents. This publication highlights the unique nature of our mission and the work of our t
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York reached an agreement with Kleinberg Electric (KE) to settle claims that it violated DOT regulations designed to ensure participation of disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) in c
On February 2, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) suspended and proposed to debar Premium Drug Screening (Premium) of Shelton, Washington, and its owner, Christine Clark. The suspension was based on Clark’s conviction in U.S.