Metro-North conductors, engineers indicted for distributing exam questions


NEW YORK – Thirteen people, including current and former employees of the MTA’s Metro-North Railroad, were indicted by a Manhattan grand jury for wrongfully obtaining and distributing questions and answers to exams required to become a licensed train conductor or locomotive engineer.
Five of the individuals are Hudson Valley residents including Omar Carrillo, 28, of Irvington; Donald Finnerty, 47, of Yorktown Heights; Raymond Fuentes, 41, of Monroe; Patrick Jones, 35, of Harrison; and John Twardy, 34, of Scarsdale.
In order to become a licensed locomotive engineer or train conductor, prospective candidates must pass exams administered by the railroad. According to the indictment and documents filed in State Supreme Court, they are accused of emailing photographs of three different tests and the answers to other conductor candidates.

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