A long-term Amtrak representative in New Jersey took a few dozen cutting tools and many parts from the railroad and sold them web-based, as per a government criminal grievance delivered Tuesday.
Jose Rodriguez sold the things for more than $50,000 between 2016 and July 2020, as indicated by the grumbling. The 48-year-old Brick occupant has worked at Amtrak’s North Brunswick office since 2007 in positions including senior designer and repairman.
Rodriguez was planned to show up in court Tuesday evening. A message was left with Amtrak and with a lawyer for Rodriguez looking for input.
The deals were fundamentally made through an online closeout website, however, a portion of the saws was sold straightforwardly to individuals, the objection claimed. A purchaser in Pennsylvania gave law authorization specialists 11 boxes with Rodriguez’s return address that had been utilized to deliver cutting apparatuses in return for more than $7,000.
In all, Rodriguez sold 77 cutting tools, 103 cutting apparatus substitution bars, and 163 substitution chains to purchasers in Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, California, and South Carolina, as indicated by the grumbling.
He faces one check of taking government property and one tally of taking from an office accepting bureaucratic assets. The two checks convey most extreme jail sentences of 10 years.