Kenya Butler-Small is a resident of Louisiana, United States. Here are eight more things about her:
- She worked for Amtrak as an onboard services train attendant.
- From September 2017 to December 2017, she was employed by a health care provider. During this period, she devised and intended to devise a scheme to defraud the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) including sickness insurance (SI) benefits and obtained $4,679.71.
- From June 2018 to July 2019, she devised and intended to devise a scheme to defraud individuals and to obtain money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises.
- On June 25, 2018, she received a payment processed through PayPal outside Louisiana.
- While employed by Amtrak, she recruited more than 40 individuals to buy spots on a group round-trip Amtrak travel from New Orleans, Louisiana to New York City, New York, USA and vice versa from June 21-22, 2019. She had not booked any Amtrak travel or services for the trip but received $23,000 to $26,000 payments from the victims. She falsely claimed that the trip was cancelled because a passenger booked for the trip attacked an Amtrak employee and issued a bomb threat.
- On December 21, 2021, she was charged with two counts of wire fraud.
- On February 23, 2022, she pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud.
- On June 15, 2022, she will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance.