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Kenya Butler-Small biography: 8 things about ex-Amtrak employee from Louisiana


Kenya Butler-Small is a resident of Louisiana, United States. Here are eight more things about her:

  1. She worked for Amtrak as an onboard services train attendant.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. On June 25, 2018, she received a payment processed through PayPal outside Louisiana.
  5. 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.
  6. On December 21, 2021, she was charged with two counts of wire fraud.
  7. On February 23, 2022, she pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud.
  8. On June 15, 2022, she will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance.

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