Who is Imran Awan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Shady Former IT Guy?

On July 24, a Pakistan-born IT vendor to several top House Democrats was arrested as he tried to leave the country. Imran Awan, 37, who served as a staffer to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), was taken into custody as he tried to fly out of D.C. to Pakistan. He was under investigation for embezzlement and fraud related to a bank house loan. He had already wired $300,000 to Pakistan. He was frantically liquidating close to $2 million in real estate properties. Wasserman Schultz fired him after the arrest.

At first glance, this appears to be about bank fraud. But as Andrew McCarthy observes in National Review, it’s clearly a lot more serious, involving a potential risk to national security.

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